That is decorated in transfer print on the outside wings and gilding in the center. The set is in superb condition. The cup is 2.5 inches tall and has a diameter at the top of 2.625 inches. The saucer is 0.75 inches tall and has a diameter of 5.5 inches. Both pieces are marked with a red pattern number G235 with an artist mark below that, impressed MINTON and some other marks as well as a registration mark that is very hard to see.
Material used is ceramics, day of the month is 7, parcel number is 2, year is 1869, month is April if I read it all correctly. A really nice cup and saucer! I have a matching second set if anyone is interested in a pair!If you like my goodies have a look at my other auctions for a lot more top maker pieces like KPM , Sevres and so on. Photos are part of the description - if you need others just let me know exactly what you are looking for and I'll take care of it speedily! Please do not send me questions on items other than my own!
The item "Antique 19thC Minton Porcelain Butterfly Cup & Saucer English England Mintons #2" is in sale since Sunday, March 8, 2020. This item is in the category "Pottery & Glass\Pottery & China\China & Dinnerware\Minton". The seller is "kpmisbetter" and is located in Sparta, New Jersey.
This item can be shipped worldwide.