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Imperial Russian Kuznetsov fine painted porcelain, silver pair cups. Award by Tsar


Imperial Russian Kuznetsov fine painted porcelain, silver pair cups. Award by Tsar
Imperial Russian Kuznetsov fine painted porcelain, silver pair cups. Award by Tsar
Imperial Russian Kuznetsov fine painted porcelain, silver pair cups. Award by Tsar
Imperial Russian Kuznetsov fine painted porcelain, silver pair cups. Award by Tsar
Imperial Russian Kuznetsov fine painted porcelain, silver pair cups. Award by Tsar
Imperial Russian Kuznetsov fine painted porcelain, silver pair cups. Award by Tsar
Imperial Russian Kuznetsov fine painted porcelain, silver pair cups. Award by Tsar
Imperial Russian Kuznetsov fine painted porcelain, silver pair cups. Award by Tsar
Imperial Russian Kuznetsov fine painted porcelain, silver pair cups. Award by Tsar
Imperial Russian Kuznetsov fine painted porcelain, silver pair cups. Award by Tsar
Imperial Russian Kuznetsov fine painted porcelain, silver pair cups. Award by Tsar
Imperial Russian Kuznetsov fine painted porcelain, silver pair cups. Award by Tsar

Imperial Russian Kuznetsov fine painted porcelain, silver pair cups. Award by Tsar  Imperial Russian Kuznetsov fine painted porcelain, silver pair cups. Award by Tsar
Imperial Russian Kuznetsov fine painted porcelain, silver pair cups. This amazing set has been presented by the Russian Tsar Alexander II The Liberator to the Ottoman Foreign Minister Saffet Pasha to celebrate the end of the Russo-Turkish war. Saffet Pasha signed the Treaty of San Stefano c1878 on behalf of the Ottoman Empire. The set comes from his family estate. The cups matching silver plates has an Ottoman import custom Tughra hallmarks. The cups are signed with Kuznetsov hallmark on the bottom together with the Imperial warant eagle. The cup is 4cm in diameter. The plate is 12cm in diameter. First six kilns were built near Moscow in Dulevo. Kuznetsov products were known for distinctive porcelain whiteness.

Female workers painting porcelain were called Agafya and their products agashkas. Russian porcelain industry developed especially fast in the second half of 19th century after serfdom was abolished in the empire.

New capitalist fastly growing elite needs were best satisfied by Kuznetsov factories. Kuznetsov company overtook in 1891 Gardner Verbilki factory (nowadays Dmitrovsky Porcelain Factory). In 1889 the new name of the company was - M. Kuznetsov Company for the Manufacture of Porcelain and Pottery Goods.

The Kuznetsov porcelain empire swiftly mechanized production when cheap foreign competition entered Russian market. The scope of products was enormous. Kuznetsov factories produced some 150 different dinner, tea and coffee sets.

There were 370 types of cups in production. In 1918, the Kuznetsov factories were nationalized.

Kuznetsov traditions are now still upheld by Dulevo factory. A must for every serious collector! NOTE:PLEASE OBSERVE CAREFULLY THE PHOTOS!

IT IS A SIGNIFICANT PART OF THE DESCRIPTION. Every potencial defect which is shown in the photos, but not mention in the description, will be considered for described. All the photos shoot by professional Nikon 105 Macro lens under 40x diopter magnification, so you can explore even the smallest detail like under microscope! Get images that make Supersized seem small.

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Imperial Russian Kuznetsov fine painted porcelain, silver pair cups. Award by Tsar  Imperial Russian Kuznetsov fine painted porcelain, silver pair cups. Award by Tsar