Gzhel tea caddy in the shape of an elephant (Гжельский слоник чайница). Gzhel Porcelain, late 1990's (Гжельский фарфор). Beautifully decorated tea caddy with gold enhancements. Cover, which doubles as a measuring cup, sits loosely atop the piece. Signed by A.V. Ermakov (А. В. Ермаков), who might have been the designer. Gzhel trademarks incorporates the elephant motif and the piece is dated 1997. Completely hand made and hand painted. 5"x 5". An elegant piece. 1 only.