Russian Porcelain Hockey Player given to Veniamin Alexandrov in 1963 by the Russian Ice Hockey Federation.
Alexandrov was a splendid forward, and a key to the Soviet Union's fast rise to the top of the ice Hockey world in the 1950's and early ''60s. Alexandrov won 11 national titles in the Soviet league with CSKA Moscow from 1955 – 1969, playing in 400 games and scoring 351 goals. As a member of the national team, he earned six IIHF World Championship titles along with three silver and two bronze medals. He totalled 104 points in his 11 IIHF Championships, putting him 8th on the all-time points list. Alexandrov also took home two Olympic gold medals in 1964 and 1968 and a bronze in 1960. He closed his Hockey career behind the bench with CSKA Moscow, SKA Leningrad and the Bulgarian club CSKA Sofia.
Porcelain figure was made by Alexander Vasilyevich Kryzhanovsky at the Gorodnitsky Porcelain Factory.
GFZ. Gorodnitsky Porcelain Factory - was founded in 1799 in the village of Gorodnitsa Novograd Volyn region Zhitomerskoy area. This is one of the oldest companies in the Ukraine producing porcelain for economic, cultural and community purpose.