Imperial (Lomonosov) Porcelain

Founded in 1744 by Peter the Great's daughter, Empress Elizabeth, Imperial (Lomonosov) Porcelain Factory is one of the oldest porcelain manufacturers in Europe. In fact it is older than the first English porcelain producer. In the days of Czars the company was named the Imperial Porcelain Manufactory. Similar to the house of Faberge, it was an exclusive supplier of the Imperial Romanov family and their closest relatives for nearly two centuries.
Over it's long and proud history, the factory has created thousands of porcelain masterpieces that can be seen in the world's leading museums, including the British Museum in London, the Metropolitan Museum in New York, the Hillwood Museum in Washington, D.C and the State Hermitage in Saint Petersburg. Russian State Hermitage Today Imperial Porcelain products are avidly collected and include a large offering of porcelain tea, coffee, and dinner sets in white porcelain and bone china and variety of figurines, gifts and sculptures. The Factory still produces some replicas of the old XVIII - XIX - XX century items after official State Hermitage authorization.
Russian State Lomonosov Porcelain Factory Until this day factory's technique of making porcelain is predominantly manual which preserves the old tradition and artistry. Cobalt net Tea Set. Availible at our store One of the most famous Cobalt Net porcelain collection is still entirely made by hand and decorated with 22 Karat gold. The factory hosts a museum founded by Nikolai I in 1844 which now is the part of State Hermitage Museum. This museum displays a precious collection of antique porcelain that dates back to the early days of factory's foundation. The Imperial Porcelain Factory exports porcelain to nearly every European country, USA, Canada and Japan.
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