Georg Heufel & Co Dresden Hand Painted Courting Romance Scene Cobalt Gold Demitasse Cup & Saucer #8. Exquisite antique German porcelain demitasse / mocha cup and saucer decorated by Georg Heufel & Co. Features a hand painted courting scene of a woman sitting next to a young man.Highlighted with gold gilt on a cobalt blue background. The details on this cup are amazing.
Both cup and saucer are marked with Heufel & Co stamp (with an H in a triangle above Dresden). Was a Dresden decorating shop founded by its namesake around 1891. He decorated porcelain blanks in the style of Royal Vienna and Meissen.
He was extremely talented in both decoration and repair. He immigrated to the United States in 1901 where he worked for Lenox Inc. The company did not export much of their wares to the United States.
It is very hard to find pieces by Heufel for sale in the domestic antique marketplace; therefore, making them highly coveted and collectible. Condition: Some minor gilt loss on the saucer's interior ring where the cup rests. There is a small manufacturing flaw on the porcelain on the base of the cup from the inside. No chips, cracks, crazing or repairs.
Overall this set is in very good condition but please see pictures for complete assessment. If there are any other minor flaws they are from the manufacturing process. Approximate measurements: Cup 1-3/4" tall, 1-7/8" top opening diameter Saucer 3-3/4 diameter. Please view all pictures and they are the main part of the description. Merchandise values cannot be marked below value or mark items as "gifts" - US and International government regulations prohibit such behavior.Please read item description completely and refer to the pictures as they are part of the description and condition. Most items that we sell are used or vintage and therefore will show age appropriate signs of wear.
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Fair - shows moderate wear and has condition issues that may or may not be repairable. Please view and enlarge all images.
The pictures are part of the description. If you are not completely happy with the item when it arrives then we kindly ask you to please get in touch with us to discuss any problems you may have. The item "Heufel Dresden Hand Painted Courting Scene Cobalt Gold Demitasse Cup & Saucer #8" is in sale since Saturday, April 6, 2019. This item is in the category "Pottery & Glass\Pottery & China\China & Dinnerware\Dresden". The seller is "salonikaangel" and is located in Saint Petersburg, Florida.
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