The kovsh was made by the Kornilov brothers factory in St. Petersburg.
A similar Kornilov porcelain kovsh is illustrated in DINING WITH THE CZARS, page 151.
This early Kornilov kovsh is decorated with a molded double headed eagle and stylized Russian designs.
The shape of this porcelain kovsh is influenced by Tsars’ presentation silver kovshes of the 17th and early 18th centuries.
Length – 19.3 cm (7 1/2 in.)
Marked with blue mark of Kornilov brothers porcelain factory in St. Petersburg with Imperial eagle warrant.