Authentic Russian Lomonosov Cobalt Net Porcelain Butter dish - 3.8 inches high.
The plate is 6 x 6.5 inches in diameter.
The cover is 4 x 4.5 inches in diameter, 2.5 inches high without handle.
Cobalt with 22 K Gold ink hand- painted. Prime quality.
Direct From Saint-Petersburg, Russia!
Has the mark Made in Russia and the Lomonosov Porcelain Factory (LFZ) logo on the bottom.
The Lomonosov Porcelain factory (formerly the Emperor porcelain factory) was the first one in Russia. The Factory was founded in 1744
. They use Gzhel clays and Olonetz quartz and alabaster. The items produced in this factory won Gold Medals in 1923 in Revel, in 1925 at Paris World Exhibition, in 1948 at Leipzig, in 1958 at Brussels. Most of the factory products are produced of so-called hard-paste porcelain fired at 1400 Centigrade