C1770 Worcester Queens Pattern Chocolate Cup and Saucer - Sold 30th May 2011 - For Sale
C1770 Worcester Queens Pattern Chocolate Cup and Saucer - Sold 30th May 2011
An outstanding Worcester chocolate cup and saucer hand decorated in the Queens pattern. The cup of double ogee shape with two scroll handles, the deep dished saucer with elegant scrolling rim. Decorated with flowering prunus and chrysanthemum alternating with blue and gilt panels reserved with orange mon.
The condition of both pieces is perfect, in fact they can only be described as mint the same as they were 240 years ago. The enamels are perfect, the gilding as good as the day it was applied. Both pieces are marked with the Worcester underglazed fret mark and old collectors labels. Saucer measures 14.7cms diameter x 4.7cms high. Cup measures 9.7cms diameter x 7cms high.
This item sold 30th May 2011
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