Russia

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1 2019-FIC-15A Cup Ceramic tea cup made by Lomonosov Farfor Zavod ( "Lomonosov Porcelain Factory) This factory was set up by the Russsian royal family exclusively for its use. The cup has the LFZ mark on the bottom and a building flanked by angels on the exterior. It was hand decorated in St Petersburg, Russia. 
2 2019-FIC-15B Saucer Ceramic tea cup saucer made by Lomonosov Farfor Zavod ( "Lomonosov Porcelain Factory) This factory was set up by the Russsian royal family exclusively for its use. The cup has the LFZ mark on the bottom and is docorated with russian writing and design work. It was hand decorated in St Petersburg, Russia. 
3 2019-FIC-16A Cup Ceramic tea cup made by the Gzhel company of Russia. This cup is an example of traditional Russian folk art with roots going back to the 14th century. The art of gzhel pottery and design originated from the settlements southeast of Moscow along Gzhelka River. Today this well-known design of blue ornaments on white background is one of Russia's cultural gems. Gzhel evolved from pottery to the famous blue-patterned fine porcelain known for its makers' exquisite taste and excellence in craftsmanship.
4 2019-FIC-16B Saucer Ceramic tea cup saucer made by the Gzhel company of Russia. This cup is an example of traditional Russian folk art with roots going back to the 14th century. The art of gzhel pottery and design originated from the settlements southeast of Moscow along Gzhelka River. Today this well-known design of blue ornaments on white background is one of Russia's cultural gems. Gzhel evolved from pottery to the famous blue-patterned fine porcelain known for its makers' exquisite taste and excellence in craftsmanship.
5 2019-FIC-17 Candlestick Kislovodsk russian porcelain candlestick with golden gild and raised flowers. 
6 2019-FIC-18A Cutting Board Hand painted russian lacquered cutting board or wall hanger. Board is decorated with flowers, leaves, and berries. 
7 2019-FIC-18B Tray Hand painted russian lacquered serving tray. Tray is decorated with flowers, leaves, and berries. Four serving dishes and a cutting board are part of the collection. 
8 2019-FIC-18C Bowl Hand painted russian lacquered bowl. Bowl is decorated with flowers, leaves, and berries. Three other serving dishes, a tray, and a cutting board are part of the collection. 
9 2019-FIC-18D Bowl Hand painted russian lacquered bowl. Bowl is decorated with flowers, leaves, and berries. Three other serving dishes, a tray, and a cutting board are part of the collection. 
10 2019-FIC-18E Jar Hand painted russian lacquered jar with lid. Jar and lid are decorated with flowers, leaves, and berries. Three other serving dishes, a tray, and a cutting board are part of the collection. 
11 2019-FIC-18F Jar Hand painted russian lacquered jar with lid. Jar and lid are decorated with flowers, leaves, and berries. Three other serving dishes, a tray, and a cutting board are part of the collection. 
12 2019-FIC-19 Booklet Russian stamp collecting booklet filled with stamps and pins 
13 2019-FIC-20 Bowl Hand painted russian lacquered bowl decorated with gold leaves, red cherries, and a gold interior.
14 2019-FIC-21 Watch Soviet mechanical Molnija watch made in the 1970s to honor those who died during World War II. This watch reads "The Great Patriotic War of 1941-1945" and has the hammer and sickle on the front. 
15 2019-FIC-22 Doll Hand painted russian lacquered nesting doll. Signed by Dasha and dated 1-17-2003
16 2019-FIC-23 Box Hand painted russian lacquered box with hinged lid. Lid has a painted lady in a blue dress sitting next to a tree.
17 2019-FIC-24A Cup Ceramic tea cup made by Lomonosov Farfor Zavod ( "Lomonosov Porcelain Factory) This factory was set up by the Russsian royal family exclusively for its use. The cup has the LFZ mark on the bottom and is based on the art of gzhel pottery which originated from the settlements southeast of Moscow along Gzhelka River. Today this well-known design of blue ornaments on white background is one of Russia's cultural gems. Gzhel evolved from pottery to the famous blue-patterned fine porcelain known for its makers' exquisite taste and excellence in craftsmanship. This example features a modern twist on the design incorporating the Kremlin and Saint Isaac's Cathedral.
18 2019-FIC-24B Saucer Ceramic tea cup saucer made by Lomonosov Farfor Zavod ( "Lomonosov Porcelain Factory) This factory was set up by the Russsian royal family exclusively for its use. The cup has the LFZ mark on the bottom and is based on the art of gzhel pottery which originated from the settlements southeast of Moscow along Gzhelka River. Today this well-known design of blue ornaments on white background is one of Russia's cultural gems. Gzhel evolved from pottery to the famous blue-patterned fine porcelain known for its makers' exquisite taste and excellence in craftsmanship. 
19 2019-FIC-25 Doll, Nesting Hand painted russian lacquered nesting doll. This example is made up of 6 different sized dolls. 
20 2019-FIC-26 Box Hand painted russian lacquered box with hinged lid. Lid has a painted man sitting next to a tree.
21 2019-FIC-27 Egg Hand painted russian egg. The custom of painting eggs follows the legend that Mary Magdalene came to Rome to preach the Gospel, and offered to Emperor Tiberius a red-coloured egg and said, “Christ is risen.” Since then giving painted eggs has become a way of celebrating the Resurrection. In Russian, these painted eggs have a long tradition in icon painting and have become a popular tourist art for purchase. This example is of a women with blush cheeks dressed in white and blue. 
22 2019-FIC-28 Egg Hand painted russian egg. The custom of painting eggs follows the legend that Mary Magdalene came to Rome to preach the Gospel, and offered to Emperor Tiberius a red-coloured egg and said, “Christ is risen.” Since then giving painted eggs has become a way of celebrating the Resurrection. In Russian, these painted eggs have a long tradition in icon painting and have become a popular tourist art for purchase. This example is of a women with blush cheeks dressed in white and blue. 
23 2019-FIC-29 Egg Hand painted russian egg. The custom of painting eggs follows the legend that Mary Magdalene came to Rome to preach the Gospel, and offered to Emperor Tiberius a red-coloured egg and said, “Christ is risen.” Since then giving painted eggs has become a way of celebrating the Resurrection. In Russian, these painted eggs have a long tradition in icon painting and have become a popular tourist art for purchase. This example follows a more traditional look with fine details of a angel with a candle and a church
24 2019-FIC-30 Egg Hand painted russian egg. The custom of painting eggs follows the legend that Mary Magdalene came to Rome to preach the Gospel, and offered to Emperor Tiberius a red-coloured egg and said, “Christ is risen.” Since then giving painted eggs has become a way of celebrating the Resurrection. In Russian, these painted eggs have a long tradition in icon painting and have become a popular tourist art for purchase. This example replicates a dying style called pysanky.
25 2019-FIC-31 Egg Hand painted russian egg. The custom of painting eggs follows the legend that Mary Magdalene came to Rome to preach the Gospel, and offered to Emperor Tiberius a red-coloured egg and said, “Christ is risen.” Since then giving painted eggs has become a way of celebrating the Resurrection. In Russian, these painted eggs have a long tradition in icon painting and have become a popular tourist art for purchase. This example replicates a dying style called pysanky.