Petersburg made for Tiffany & Co comprising a teapot and cover, three demitasse cups and saucers, sugar bowl and cover, one cream jug decorated after a design by Ivan Bilibin with cartouches of birds, fish and animals alternating with trees, the handles and spouts in the form of horses and marked under bases with overglaze factory mark, one is the Bear holding a teapot, and the other is the standard Kornilov mark and inscribed with "made in Russia by Kornilow Bros" and numbered 245. Although best known for the delightful bear- and horse-shaped handles on Kornilov porcelains, Galnbek designed numerous forms for the manufactory, many of which demonstrate his vast knowledge of Russian art and often drew on the forms of traditional Russian metalwork. On Kornilov Brothers porcelain and Ivan Galnbek, see T. Kudriavtseva, "Ivan Gal'nbek i russkii stil' v kornilovskom farfore, ". For a similar design, see T.SOMERS & SOMERS is an internet sales site that specializes in art, books, antique textiles, jewelry, and any other wonderful decorative objects that may cross our paths in our travels. Our team consists of trained art historians, interior designers and artists, and we choose our objects on the basis of quality and uniqueness. Many of our items are antiques or vintage, and/or rate as one-of-a-kind pieces. Our books are usually out-of-print, scarce and/or rare editions. The item "RARE ANTIQUE RUSSIAN PORCELAIN TEA SET KORNILOV BROS made for Tiffany & Co MINT" is in sale since Friday, January 20, 2017.
This item is in the category "Collectibles\Cultures & Ethnicities\Russian". The seller is "mts1215" and is located in New York, New York.This item can be shipped to United States.