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2011657
2011657

Red & Gold / Rouge-de-Fer 1690-1730 - Tea, Coffee and Chocolate wares

 

Object 2011657

 

Teacup and saucer

 

China

 

1700-1720

 

Height of teacup 42 mm (1.65 inch), diameter of rim 67 mm (2.64 inch), diameter of footring 29 mm (1.14 inch)

Height of saucer 25 mm (0.98 inch), diameter of rim 110 mm (4.33 inch), diameter of footring 61 mm (2.40 inch))

 

Teacup and saucer on footrings, the sides with a double row of chrysanthemum petals in relief, scalloped rims. Decorated in 'Red & Gold' or 'Rouge de Fer' with iron-red and gold on the glaze with a central flower head surrounded by two clusters of flower sprays. Round the rim a floral scroll border with four small flower heads. The reverse is undecorated. The teacup is decorated en suite.

 

Condition teacup: Some wear to the gilt decoration and some tiny popped bubbles of glaze caused during the firing process.

Condition saucer: Some wear to the gilt decoration.

 

Price: € 249 - $ 279 - £ 222

(the $ and £ prices are approximates and depend on the € price exchange rate)

 

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