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The factory was founded by I. Kuznetsov in 1897 in the village of Botanovka located 12 km from the town of Chudovo. The porcelain and earthenware items were marked with the monogram "GF" (Gruzino Factory).

After the revolution the enterprise was nationalized. Botanovka was renamed to Krasnofarfornyy. In 1920s the factory became a part of Novgubfarfor trust. They mostly made propaganda products during that period (marked NGF).

After Novgubfarfor merged with Tsentrfarfortrest, the factory was reorganized to produce porcelain for households.

During the Second World War factory buildings were demolished. In 1942 factory equipment and employees were evacuated to Orenburg region, village Saraktash. Thus was established a new entity Saraktash Faience Factory.

In 1944 rebuilding of the Krasnofarfornyy factory started. It began with demining of the area. Production started in 1946. Lyudmila Pavlova-Koshman was a chief designer for the factory in 1949 to 1956 period. In 1978, Viktor Alekseevich Biryukov became the chief artist of the plant.

In 1990s the enterprise changed its legal form a few times. in 2003 the plant went through bankruptcy proceedings and became known as "Kuznetsovsky Porcelain". In 2013 the factory was already closed down.

Chudovo mark
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1971 - 1991 Gruzino Porcelain Factory Chudovo mark, first quality

Blue mark
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Gruzino Porcelain Factory 1971 - 1991 blue second quality mark

Chudovo mark
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Green KF Chudovo second quality 1958 - 1962 mark

Chudovo mark
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Third quality Chudovo 1971 - 1991 mark

KF mark
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Krasnyi Farforist KF 1962 - 1971 blue second quality mark

Gruzino mark
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Gruzino Factory 1920s mark

KF mark
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Krasnyi Farforist KF 1962 - 1971 green third quality mark

1951 mark
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Chudovo RSFSR KR. Farfor 1951 - 1953 mark

KF mark
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KF Chudovo 1953 - 1955 mark

KR. Farforist mark
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Kr. Farforist Chudovo 1946 - 1949 mark

KF mark
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KF Chudovo first quality 1958 - 1962 mark

Farforist mark
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Krasnyi Farforist Gruzino 1926 - 1940 mark 

Kr. mark
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Kr. Farforist blue second quality 1946 - 1949 mark

KF mark
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Krasnyi Farforist KF 1962 - 1971 red first quality mark

Glavfarforfayans mark
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Glavfarforfayans late 1930s mark used also by Verbilki, Dulevo and Konakovo

Chudovo mark
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Chudovo mark used ca. since 2000

Volkhov mark
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I.E. Kuznetsov Volkhov factory 1900 - 1917 mark 

Novgubfarfor mark
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Novgubfarfor Volokhov 1923 - 1926 mark

Red mark
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I.E. Kuznetsov Volkhov 1900 - 1913 red mark

Volkhov mark
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Green I.E. Kuznetsov Volkhov 1913 - 1918 mark

 
 
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