Baranówka Porcelain Factory
- Gordon Campbell
Porcelain manufactory in Volhynia founded by Michael Mezer in 1801; Baranówka was then in Poland, which had been annexed by Russia, so it was an imperial factory; Baranówka is now in the Ukraine. The products of the factory, particularly its porcelain Easter eggs, resemble those of the St Petersburg Porcelain Factory, with which it competed. Its factory mark, spelt ‘Baranovka’, is often adjacent to the double eagle of the Russian empire....