Old USSR Gzhel Porcelain Tiny
Hand-made and hand-painted.
The size is 2 inch high with lid, 2.5 inch in diameter
Has the logo of the factory on the bottom. Good condition.
Gzhel is the name of the village 32 km from Moscow. This name is also applied to the beautiful artistic porcelain ware made there, painted with cobalt on a white background. The first written mention of Gzhel dates back to 1339, and from the 1770-80s, Gzhel had become the
center of artistic majolica manufacture in Russia.