Russian Gzhel Porcelain Tea-Coffee Set *MALACHITE* (3 items for 1 person).
Cup (4 1/5 x 2
Saucer ( 6 3/5
Plate ( 7 4/5
Each item has
the signs of two artists : the author of the idea and the artist. There is also
the factory logo on the bottom.
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 centre of artistic majolica manufacture in