Offered is this lovely fine porcelain china tea set made in Germany by RS Prussia using the companys mark for Napoleon décor. The set is comprised of 4 tea plates, 4 cups with elaborate handles and 4 saucers.
The Vienna style decoration features fields of deep maroon alternating with white rectangles decorated with flowers. Each cup and tea plate features the portrait of important characters from the Napoleonic era: Napoleon, his wife Josephine, Marshall Lefebvre, and Madame Sans-Gene. Gold trim overlays many elements of the design. The Napoleon mark consists of a capital letter N with a crown above it.It often was used on conjunction with the Prov Saxe mark, as explained on page 215 of the reference book R. Prussia: Fourth Series by Mary Frank Gaston. The tea plates measure 6 3/8 inches in diameter (16.2 cm).
The saucers measure 4 1/8 inches in diameter (10.5 cm). The cups stand 3 1/8 inches high (8 cm) to the top of the handle. They measure 2.25 inches in diameter (5.5 cm). The little cups will hold 2 ounces of hot tea or strong after-dinner coffee such as espresso.They could be used as demitasse cups. This set is in very good used condition with no chips, cracks or other damage. Gold trim in very good condition. The grandmothers tea parties, these pieces would provide an air of elegance. The item will be insured. The item "RS Prussia related tea set 4 plates cups saucers Napoleon portraits demitasse" is in sale since Thursday, August 6, 2020. This item is in the category "Pottery & Glass\Pottery & China\China & Dinnerware\RS Prussia". The seller is "micknsue" and is located in Norman, Oklahoma. This item can be shipped worldwide.