Tea service porcelain and gold leaf. from the Meissen factory in Germany. Set consists of porcelain cups (Note no handles until mid teapot, angular tea caddy, oval sugar bowl and six cups and saucers, all resting on a gilt tray.
Russian Tea Glass Holders called podstakannik (Russian: подстака́нник, literally "thing under the glass"), or tea glass holder. Their primary purpose is to be able to hold a very hot glass of tea, which is usually consumed right after it is brewed.