Vintage fine china teacup (tea cup) and saucer set by Fred Roberts Company, San Francisco, featuring gold metallic trim, scalloped edges and pink roses.
This vintage china teacup & saucer set is in very good condition with only slight wear to the gold metallic trim. The footed teacup has deep fluting along the foot and the bowl, with gold metallic trim and a sprinkling of pink roses with green leaves along the outside of the teacup. The inside of the teacup features a larger spray of the pink roses. Excellent condition with no chips, cracks or crazing. The teacup measures 3" tall 3.75" and 3.75" in diameter.
The matching teacup saucer is also in very good condition, with only slight wear to the gold metallic trim. The teacup saucer has a scalloped edge with gold trim and a sprinkling of pink roses with green leaves. Excellent condition with no chips, cracks or crazing. The teacup saucer measures nearly 6" in diameter and stands 3/4" tall.
The original blue and gold foil sticker on the bottom of the teacup saucer reads "FRED ROBERTS COMPANY, San Francisco, CHINA Made in Japan". The matching teacup has only a tiny remnant of the sticker remaining.
Fred Roberts Company San Francisco was most likely an importer of fine china and ceramic goods as they filed a trademark application in 1981 as makers of ceramic music boxes, ceramic dinnerware, mugs and figurines.