a soviet porcelain coffee service
by the State Porcelain Manufactory, each with blue factory mark, and further red export stamp, with Russian inscription "After the des[ignj of I. Riznich. 1931. Executed by E.K.
A cylindrical coffee-pot, two-handled covered sugar-bowl, a circular serving plate, and twelve demi-tasse cups and saucers (one cup with hairline crack), the pot, bowl and plate painted with Central Asian metal workers in bright colours and gold cisele, all with tope-coloured geometric bands, after a design by Ivan Riznich