Mistress of Copper Mountain (Хозяйка Медной Горы). The Mistress is the legendary magical ruler of the Ural Mountains and figures in several stories from the collection of interlocking tales by Pavel Bazhov (1879-1950). Hand painted, lustre, gold. Dulyovo (Дулево) Porcelain Works, 1980s. Green "falcon" factory backstamp. 12¾"x4¼", 2½ pounds.
Dulyovo Porcelain Works is one of the most famous Russian (and former Soviet) porcelain manufacturers. Its products are also known as Dulevo porcelain. The works were founded in the Dulyovo wasteland (now Likino-Dulyovo) in 1832 by merchant Terenti Kuznetsov.
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