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Rare Antique Meissen Tea Cup & Saucer, c.1725

Rare Antique Meissen Tea Cup & Saucer, c.1725

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Directory: Antiques: Decorative Art: Ceramics: German: Porcelain: Pre 1800: Item # 1212534

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This porcelain tea cup and saucer was produced in Germany by Meissen around 1725. The saucer has a diameter of 5 1/4 inches and the cup is 1 3/4 inches high. The decoration of this cup is inspired by the Chinese. The ground color is pale yellow. The cup has two reserves containing hand painted flowers. There are flowers scattered around the saucer. There are tiny flowers painted on the applied handle. There is a single blossom in the bottom the cup. Condition: The saucer has a filled in chip and a 3/4 inch tight crack. Both pieces have wear to the gilded trim on the edges. Considering the age and rarity of this set, it is worthy of consideration and preservation.