Antique KPM Royal Berlin Chocolate Cup & Saucer, Cherubs
CONDITION: Excellent, no crack, chips, restoration or wear. The saucer has a diameter of 5 3/4 inches. The cup is 3 3/4 inches tall (without the handle), with a diameter of 3 1/8 inches. The cup features a scrolled handle that sweeps up over the rim of the cup and a pedestal base.
There is a panel on the front of the cup with a hand painted scene of cherubs. They are busy writing and one has a magnifying glass in hand. The painting is expertly done, with fine detail and bright coloring. The body of the cup and saucer is pale beige, accented with elaborate hand gilding.
The gilded designs are repeated on the saucer. The inside of the cup is gilded half way down and the foot of the cup is also gilded.
The set was only on display since there are no signs of use. The Post Office requires this. This item is in the category "Pottery & Glass\Decorative Cookware, Dinnerware & Serveware\Cup & Saucers". The seller is "betsybabe" and is located in this country: US. This item can be shipped worldwide.
- Shape: Empire
- Handmade: Yes
- Production Technique: Hand Painted Hand Gilded
- Country/Region of Manufacture: Germany
- Style: Biedermeier
- Backstamp: Hand Painted Mark
- Material: Porcelain
- Theme: Cherubs, Cherubs Writing Love Letter
- Pattern: Figural, Scenic
- Type: Chocolate Cup Saucer
- Features: Decorative Collectable Quality
- Color: Multicolor
- Year Manufactured: 1815
- Vintage: Yes
- Finish: Glazed
- Number of Items in Set: 2
- Origin: Berlin
- Occasion: All Occasions
- Brand: KPM Royal Berlin
- Set Includes: One Cup One Saucer
- Production Style: Fine Hand Decorated Antique Porcelain
- Original/Licensed Reproduction: Original
- Time Period Manufactured: 1800-1849