Meissen Yello Lion Demitasse Cup & Saucer

Meissen Yello Lion Demitasse Cup & Saucer

Code: OWA2046

£365.00 Approx $454.55, €425.9

Stock Number: – OWA2046

Date: - Circa 1900

Materials: – Since the beginings of Meissen porcelain which can be dated back to experiments in 1708. The quality and production of Meissen porcelain has its beginnings in the manufactory’s own mine near the city of Meissen, where the purest kaolin is sourced day after day. This white clay is the key to the striking radiance of Meissen porcelain. The precise blending of kaolin with native feldspar and quartz has been refined in Meissen over the past 300 years and is still completed by hand to this day.

Country of Origin: – Germany

Description: – A delightful Meissen porcelain demitasse cup & saucer with a high swan neck handle. Each piece is beautifully painted in polychrome enamels with the fabulous “Yellow Lion” pattern. First quality porcelain and marks.

Size & Weight: – The demitasse cup is 8cm tall to the tip of the handle & 6cm across the rim. The saucer is 12cm across. 

Condition: – The first quality, porcelain is in excdellent condition without any chips, cracks or restoration. The gilding is also in good order. 

Photography: - Please look at the images as they show a true status of this delightful demitasse. There are some light reflections seen following the photography and are not discolourations to the glaze.

History & Marks:– The porcelain is marked with the standard Meissen crossed swords. A good Reference Book on Meissen Porcelain was written by Robert E Röntgen in 1984 called The Book of Meissen ISBN 10: 0887400140 / ISBN 13: 9780887400148 Published by Schiffer Publishing Ltd, Pennsylvania, 1984

Declaration:– This demitasse is original Meissen porcelain from the time period described. 

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