This vintage German chocolate pot and its cups were intended for right-hand use because the main design faces only one way. For general size comparison, on the far right is a typical Limoges teacup, then a Limoges coffee cup, a chocolate cup, and last a demitasse cup on the left. Today, we see people sipping coffee and other liquids from mugs, odds and ends of cups, thermoses and cardboard from Starbucks.
Occupied Japan was printed on pottery, porcelain, toys, and other goods made during the American occupation of Japan after World War II, from to Collectors now search for these pieces. The items were made for export.
Empty nesters lament the shocking realization that their something children are not interested in their fine china, silver or glassware. Much of it ends up in thrift stores or horrors! That elaborate, heavily etched sterling tea set? It cost thousands of dollars but today usually ends up melted down into silver ingots instead of giving someone the fantasy experience of visiting Downton Abbey.
For almost years, toReinhold Schlegelmilch's initials, RS, appeared in various marks on fine German porcelain. Probably today's most desired pieces are those marked RS Prussia. Due to it's higher value, the RS Prussia mark has been forged and copied since the late s.
Whether you have inherited you grandmother's china or picked up a tea set at a garage sale, you may be wondering what your set of tea cups and saucers is worth. Antique or old china may be very valuable or worth very little, depending on the manufacturer, condition, rarity and current demand. The value of your cups and saucers is whatever a buyer is willing to pay for them; you can have them appraised or research what comparable china sells for to determine their value.
Small chip on 2 cups. Good condition. Pick up only. Set is mixed and includes 5 coffee espresso cups, a covered sugar bowl with lid and handles, and a creamer.
We're shipping orders from 1StopRetroShop. Please email us for availability of individual items. Set of six vintage coffee mugs in the butterfly gold pattern - these are the Pyrex Corning, not the thinner Corning Corelle
The earliest record of people drinking tea is dated in the 10 th century BC in China, although, since there are so many interesting myths and legends about how this wonderfully aromatic elixir came about, its true origin is tough to pinpoint. Your yummy snacks will look absolutely perfect when served on your newest tea-themed creations. I just love the floating illusion that make it look as if the flowers are spilling out.