The cup has an amazing Watteau style scene of a couple in a landscape surrounding on white ground to the front surrounded by the same gold trim. The rest of the cup & saucer have a deep cobalt blue ground color and some more fancy gold trim all over. The outside rim of the saucer and inside rim of the cup also have a gold trim to it as shown as does the foot ring. There is a nice design to the center of the saucer and the inside bottom of the cup.
The handle of the cup is in the shape of two intertwined branches with a bit of gold trim to them. These cobalt blue pieces are so elegant and amazing to look at! The set is in perfect condition with virtually no wear to the gilding or anywhere else. Both pieces are marked with the under glaze blue crossed swords mark underneath as well as the usual impressed numbers as shown - first choice off course.The saucer is 1.25 inches tall and 5.375 inches in diameter and the cup is 2.5 inches tall and has a diameter of 3.375 inches. Szenentasse German Germany 19thC Kobalt Blau Szene. If you like my goodies have a look at my other auctions for a lot more top maker pieces. 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 Meissen Porcelain Cobalt Blue Scenic Cup & Saucer Porzellan Tasse Scene" is in sale since Monday, August 10, 2020. This item is in the category "Pottery & Glass\Pottery & China\China & Dinnerware\Meissen". The seller is "kpmisbetter" and is located in Sparta, New Jersey. This item can be shipped worldwide.