All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Ceramics : Italian : Porcelain : Pre 1900 item #684543 (stock #3290)
The Incurable Collector
This is a wonderful porcelain Capo Di Monte or Ginori demitasse cup and saucer dating to the 3rd quarter of the 19th century. The hand painted raised molded scene depicts the sun god in a 2 horse drawn chariot, a third horse, a tower, and some other mythological deities/figures(one with a snake). The art work is outstanding. The interior of the cup is painted with a gold boarder and gold sprigs of leaves and flowers...