Meissen porcelain ‘Forget me nots’ encrusted cup and saucer, c. 1880.

August 28, 2019 2:40 pm Published by

A large Meissen porcelain cup and saucer, c. 1880. Both the cup and saucer encrusted with flowering blue forget me nots issuing from twig feet. The cup having an entwined branch handle, terminating with a pink bow, and flowers. Painted to the interior, with insects amongst sprays of flowers; the saucer similarly painted.
Underglaze blue crossed swords mark to both items.
Diameter of saucer – 14 cm, 5 1/2”
Height of cup – 5 cm, 2”.
Condition – Excellent original condition.

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