All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Ceramics : Eastern Europe : Pre 1900 item #803108 (stock #D192)
This porcelain demitasse cup and saucer was produced in Russia by Kouznetsoff in the 19th century. The saucer has a diameter of 4 inches and the cup is 2 inches high. The cup is can shaped and the saucer is deep. The ground color is a deep cobalt blue. The set is hand decorated with a floral pattern in metallic enamels. There is fine gilding in the inside rim of the cup and on the handle. This is a rare and desirable piece of Russian porcelain for the discerning collector. Condition: There is loss to some of the white enamel beads in the decoration on the cup. The gold ring inside the well of the saucer has wear. There are no other defects.