Lomonosov Emperor Design Cobalt Net Porcelain Tea Service TETE-A-TETE.
Sort 1. Prime quality. Hand-painted with 22 K Gold ink.
2 Tea cups (4 x 2 1/2 inches);
2 Cake plates (7 inch);
2 Small saucers (6 inch);
Tea pot (small one, 4x7 inch);
Sugar Basin (5x6x4 inch);
Creamer (5x4 inch).
Each item has the mark Made in Russia and Lomonosov
Porcelain Factory logo (LFZ) on the back.
Lomonosov Porcelain factory was the first one in Russia. This Factory was founded in 1744 by Peter I. They use
Gzel clays and Olonetz quartz and alabaster. The items produced in the factory won Gold Medals in 1923 in Revel, in 1925 at Paris World Exhibition, in 1948 at
Leipzig, in 1958 at Brussels.