Art Casting Designed

Ural copper and bronze castings significant development in the Urals was the art of the XVIII century copper utensils, decorated with ornaments. The need for making copper utensils, as well as domestic cast iron, was dictated by life itself: the demand of the population of the Urals on household items. By special decree of 1728 she had manufactured and the Siberian region, where it also felt a great need. The production of copper utensils in Yekaterinburg emerged in the first quarter of XVIII century. Already in February 1729 from Kazan was sent to the master Stepan Mironov. But one Mironov was not enough for the rapidly evolving Ural china production.

Scheduled wide Number of dishes for sale. We had more "good art masters two or three or four people." When Sergei Mironov arrived in Yekaterinburg to him as a master who knows his craft, were sent to students. Training took place in the sequence. Initially, students were jumping from copper pots and bowls. But in front of them stood a tall task: they had to learn how to do various vessels with a complex configuration, variety of different shapes and volumes. Manufacture of copper utensils was not just any particular affiliation of one of Yekaterinburg plant. Many private Ural plants were successfully utilized its production.

When Nev'yansky plant to 1748 were built special buildings, where they made different copper utensils. Copper ware produced at other plants and Demidov – Byngovskom, Suksun, Lower Tagil, etc. High qualities of different dishes, produced by Ivan Osokina Igra plants. Widely known dishes, made by craftsmen in the Ural Trinity factory located near Solikamsk and belonging to the AF Turchaninov. It was at that time a large enterprise: only one part-time work were employed up to 300 people. The process of creating a copper dish was divided into several distinct stages: smelting copper, cast into molds, rolling the sheet, then the preparation of blanks, the vessel itself, decoration items ornament.