The Cobalt Net fine bone china cup has got a 250ml capacity.
Cobalt Net exclusive design is renowned since more than half a century. Its decoration is inspired to the Russian Imperial tableware used under Catherine the Great (1762-1796). This unique and elegant style is famous all over the world. Every single piece is hand-painted by artists who carefully preserve the antique Russian art of bone china decoration. The materials used are precious and include cobalt and gold.
Tea tradition in Russia is antique and fascinating. It started in 1600 when the Tsar Aleksey Mikhaylovich received some chests of precious Tea from the Chinese ambassador. Previously Tea was unknown to the Russians, and the newelty received an extraordinary welcome. Then the Russian fine bone china became famous all over the world for its quality and beauty. The greatest artists wanted to challenge themselves with it and created unique and beautiful Tea sets. Gold, fine bone china, sparkling colors and fabulous decorations enrich the luxurious Tsar tables highlighting the elegance and wealthiness of the period. Even nowadays the Russian fine bone china Tea sets represent a special gift and are appreciated for their quality and admirable decos.