JPL Pouyat Limoges 2 Chocolate Cups & Saucers Hand Painted White w/Gold 1908. Elegant Decorative Set of 2 CHOCOLATE CUPS & SAUCERS from JPL (Jean Pouyat) Limoges, France, HAND PAINTED Gold on WHITE, circa patented Jan. DESCRIPTION: This set of 2 chocolate cups & saucers was designed in a very classic pattern with hand painted gold on high white porcelain. The overall quality of the design is quite professional. The gold trim on the embossed rim is very thick.The embossed handle is painted with solid gold paint. The vertical fluting on the cup is accented by the gold stripes. CONDITION: While this set is classified as used, its condition is superb. We can find no defects or damage.
There are no chips, nicks, cracks, rubbings, scratches, crazing or hairlines. The gold shows no wear. DIMENSIONS: The cup has a diameter of 2 1/4" and a height of 3". The capacity of the cup is 4 ounces. The saucer has a diameter of 4 3/4" and a height of 11/16".HISTORY/MARKS: The Pouyat family was one of the oldest French names associated with the porcelain in the Limoges region dating all the way back to the 1700's. Jean Pouyat began a company in 1842 at Limoges and the business was carried on by his sons after his death in 1849. About 1883, the company became known as La Ceramique. The now famous JPL backstamps were used beginning in 1851 and the specific one that is on this set is called mark #5a Mary Frank Gaston in Collector's Encyclopedia of Limoges Porcelain, 3. The patent date stamped on the bottom of the set is Jan.
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