A rare Chelsea Lotus Petal Moulded Coffee Cup and Saucer

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A rare Chelsea Lotus Petal Moulded Coffee Cup and Saucer

 

A rare Chelsea Lotus Petal Moulded Coffee Cup and Saucer, beautifully moulded and delicately painted with colourful sprays of European flowers including roses, hairbells and heartease and further smaller secondary floral sprigs, the interior of the cup with a single heartsease flower and leaf, puce line rims.

Circa 1755.

Provenance
Private English Collection.

Dimensions
Height of Coffee Cup: 3 ins. (7.5 cms.)

Item No. 1491

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