Authentic Russian Lomonosov Porcelain Tea Set *CRAKLE*.
COBALT with 22 K GOLD ink hand-painted. Modern shape.
2 Cups (3.5 inches in diameter, 2.6 inches high),
2 Saucers (5.8 inches in diameter).
Each item has the Lomonosov Porcelain Factory (LFZ) logo and mark MADE IN RUSSIA at the back.
The Lomonosov Porcelain factory (formerly 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 factory products are produced of so-called hard-paste porcelain fired at 1400 Centigrade.