Russian Empire. Tureen by M. S. Kuznetsov's factory. Faience and gilding. Soupdish from a saloon of the ships of voluntary fleet (to it points a flag on a wall of a dish). XIX century end.
The Voluntary Fleet is a government-controlled Russian and Soviet maritime shipping society based on voluntary donations in 1878, in 1925 incorporated into the Sautorgflot. (Wikipediya)
Very good condition, cracks and chips are not present. Cover missing. Neck diameter 210mm, height 190mm.