The Mug & saucer was made at the Imperial Porcelain Factory in St.Petersburg of hard porcelain employing hand-painted technique only. ※PRODUCT TYPE: Mugs & Saucers ※MATERIAL: Hard Porcelain ※DIMENSIONS: 0.35 L ※PRODUCT CARE: Hand Wash Avoid using abrasive cloths or scrubs. Be sure to wash off any food remains as soon as possible after use. https://youtu.be/girHC3kz3s0 https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/33796380928_5b897209b4_z.jpg The Imperial Porcelain Factory (Russian: Императорский Фарфоровый Завод, translit. Imperatorskii Farforovyi Zavod), also known as the Imperial Porcelain Manufactory (abbreviated as IPM), is a producer of hand-painted ceramics in Saint Petersburg, Russia. It was established by Dmitry Ivanovich Vinogradov in 1744 and was supported by the Russian tsars since Empress Elizabeth. Many still refer to the factory by its well-known former name, the Lomonosov Porcelain Factory.