DESCRIPTION: The beautiful hand painted cup & saucer set was decorated by a talented artist, in the Coiffe Studio expressively for Virgin & Young Jewelers Macon GA. The color palette used is gold on a creamy white. The gold bands are actually 1 wide on both the saucer and cup. This is such a bold statement that really catches your eye. The twig handle on the cups are solidly painted with the same gold paint.
The inside of the cup is a high white. CONDITION: While this set is classified as used, its condition is superb. We can find no defects or damage. There are no chips, nicks, cracks, rubbings, scratches, crazing or hairlines.
The set is clean & white on the bottom. The gold on the rim is in exceptional condition with extremely minor stacking wear on the saucers. DIMENSIONS: The cups have a diameter of 3 1/2" with a height of 2 1/16".
The deep saucers have a diameter of 5 3/4" with a height of 7/8". Coiffe started the prolific Limoges porcelain factory and studio during the mid-1870's and his son, E. Coiffe, continued the operation starting in 1887 and continuing until the mid-1920's.
This mark was used from 1891 to 1914. The bottom of 7 of the saucers is marked as "Made exclusively for Virgin & Young Jewelers Macon GA" whereas 1 saucer says Made Exclusively for L.Please view all pictures carefully as they are part of the description. The stand was used as a photo prop and is not part of this listing. See additional international policies below. This is ready to use or display with pride in your home. We strive to have satisfied customers. Please view each photo carefully. We try to include enough information while noting any imperfections that we see. Request additional photos as needed. We deal primarily with antique and vintage items.
Since these items are of considerable age, normal age appropriate wear can be expected and the items are not "new" or necessarily in "perfect" condition. Listing and template services provided by inkFrog.
This item is in the category "Pottery & Glass\Cookware, Dinnerware & Serveware\Cup & Saucers". The seller is "semloh" and is located in this country: US. This item can be shipped worldwide.