DESCRIPTION : Here is a good quality and highly unusual mid 19th century English porcelain large breakfast cup and moustache cup and saucer. Hand decorated in black silhouettes with humorous Victorian scenes. The cup has the scenes repeated twice and the saucer the pattern is repeated three times.The cup has a loop handle that is gilded down the back. To the inside of the cup is the moustache protector and a humorous scene to the base on the inside.
It is gilt lined to the top rim and the foot of the cup. The foot rim of the cup and saucer are dry edged which suggests it could be Worcester. Coalport and Minton also did black silhouette patterns on their porcelains. Could very possibly been made as a one off for a well to do gentleman. The cup is unmarked but the saucer has an impressed U.Dates to between 1860 to 1870. SIZE : The cup measures 3 1/4 inches high and 3 3/4 inches in diameter. The saucer measures 6 3/8 inches in diameter.
Weighs 360 g before packing. CONDITION : Just very minimal age related ware.
Otherwise the cup and saucer is in very good condition having no chips, cracks or restoration. The item "ANTIQUE ENGLISH PORCELAIN SILHOUETTE BREAKFAST AND MOUSTACHE CUP AND SAUCER" is in sale since Saturday, August 8, 2020.
This item is in the category "Pottery, Porcelain & Glass\Date-Lined Ceramics\c. The seller is "jelbart123" and is located in Warrington. This item can be shipped worldwide.