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