CONDITION: But for a touch of wear to the gilding, it is in excellent condition. This porcelain tea cup and saucer was produced in England by Spode around 1820.
It is marked with hand painted pattern number 2508. The saucer has a diameter of 5 1/2 inches and is 1 1/4 inches deep. The cup is 2 1/4 inches tall with a diameter of 3 1/2 inches. The style of cup is identified as "London Shape".
The fine porcelain is elaborately decorated. The ground color is deep cobalt blue. The saucer has a central design with 3 cartouches around the border.The cup is decorated inside and out. Exotic pheasants, fruit trees and branches of peonies splash color across the surfaces. The gilding is delicate and precise. The Asian inspired design is exciting and desirable. The Post Office requires this. This item is in the category "Collectibles\Kitchen & Home\Dinnerware & Serveware\Cups & Saucers". The seller is "betsybabe" and is located in this country: US. This item can be shipped worldwide.