Handmade Porcelain Belka & Strelka Spaceship Decanter
*Orders placed in May 2017 will be shipped in June 2017. Delivery takes on average 8 days within the EU and 2 weeks to North America & other countries.
This authentic handmade Gzhel porcelain spaceship decanter celebrates the spaceflight of Soviet space dogs Belka and Strelka.
Belka (Белка, literally, "Squirrel" or, alternately, "Whitey") and Strelka (Стрелка, "Little Arrow") spent a day in space aboard the Sputnik 5 spacecraft on 19 August 1960 before safely returning to Earth.
- Rare and 100% genuine - made in Russia from authentic Gzhel porcelain which takes its name from the village of Gzhel, where this particular style of porcelain has been produced since 1802
- Comes with a lid
- Can be used to serve strong alcoholic beverages like vodka or sake, as well as any other drinks.
- Height: 23 cm (9.05 inches)
* Every item is handmade and painted by hand. Due to this, each is unique and may differ slightly from the images provided (see images on the left for small variations in details like pattern on the spaceship/dogs face expressions)
*This item is shipped in a box with protective packaging, and sent out with a tracking code.