Donath & Co Dresden Empire Eagle handle cabinet cup & saucer

Donath & Co Dresden Empire Eagle handle cabinet cup & saucer

Code: OWA3305

£188.00 Approx $234.12, €219.37
 

Stock Number: – OWA3305

Date: - Circa 1900 

Materials: – Rosenthal Empire shape porcelain (blank) & hand painted decoration from the Dresden decorating studio's of Donath & Co

Country of Origin: – Germany

Description: – A fine Empire-shape cabinet cup and saucer painted in the Dresden studios of Donath & Co. The pedestal shaped cup has an eagle handle and is beautifully hand painted with swags of summer flowers & gilding. The saucer is similarly decorated. Many Dresden decorating studios required fine quality porcelain to decorate their popular wares. Rosenthal and others were happy to supply the Dresden decorating studios who had a good share of the European & Americas market at the time. The porcelain, painting and gilding are in very good order. 

Size & Weight: – The cup is 10cm tall to the tip of the eagle handle & 6.75cm across the rim, the saucer is 12cm across. The whole weighs 135g 

Condition: – Very much a Cabinet Piece. The first quality, porcelain is in excellent condition without any chips, cracks or restoration. The gilding is also in very good order.

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

History & Marks: This cup and saucer have two marks. The first which is slightly obliterated (seen on the cup) is from the Rosenthal Porcelain manufactory and was sold to Donath & Co in the white, this mark dates from 1898 - 1906.  The other mark is that of the Dresden decoration studio of Donath & co and bears the Crown & Dresden mark  1893-1916.

Declaration: This demitasse is original Rosenthal porcelain from the time period described and painted in the Dresden studios of Donath & Co. 

 

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