Welcome to Antiques & Moore! This listing is for set of four (eight pieces total) Herend porcelain mocha or demitasse cups and saucers in the desirable "Rothschild Bird" pattern. Herend calls this 4 ounce cup a "mocha" cup.
Each piece is in excellent condition with no chips, cracks or scratches. Each piece is decorated with colorful birds, butterflies and various flying insects on a white porcelain ground.
The cup has a molded design in the border under the rim and is decorated with 24K gold. Cup holds 4 ounces and measures 2 5/8" high with a 2 3/4" diameter top. Saucer measures 5 1/2 in diameter.
Herend porcelain is very high quality porcelain and this is one of their most desirable patterns. This stunning pattern consists of an assortment of 12 different bird designs with a different design on each bowl. This set of four cups and saucers will have a different bird design on each set. This pattern was created in 1860 for the Rothschild family of Europe and is considered by porcelain lovers to be the epitome of hand painting on porcelain. The Herend "Rothschild Bird" pattern has been extremely popular since it was first created in 1860.
Created for the famous Rothschild family of Europe, the pattern consists of 12 different motifs portraying a 19th Century tale about Baroness Rothschild. The story goes that she lost her pearl necklace in the garden of her Vienna residence. After several days, the necklace was found by her gardener who saw birds playing with it in a tree.We at Antiques & Moore have been in the Antiques business for over 30 years and try to describe our items as accurately as possible. We are happy to answer any questions and always appreciate your business!
The item "SET/4 (8 pcs) HEREND HUNGARY PORCELAIN ROTHSCHILD BIRD MOCHA CUP & SAUCER SET" is in sale since Tuesday, July 19, 2016. This item is in the category "Pottery & Glass\Pottery & China\China & Dinnerware\Herend". The seller is "antiquesandmooresales" and is located in Hendersonville, North Carolina. This item can be shipped worldwide.