An American, David Haviland, was an importer of French and English porcelains during the early to mid-1800's. In 1849 he moved his family to Limoges, France, to begin his own porcelain manufacturing and decorating factory and as a result, Haviland China, was born. Upon his death in 1879, his two sons split the company. Charles formed Haviland & Co., while Theodore formed Theodore Haviland. This item is from the Charles Haviland Company.
This is a lovely set of 2 smooth blank/white cream soups with saucers. The company mark is "Haviland France" in green, circa 1894-1931.
The handles of the cream soup has an embossed design consisting of a ring of raised dots and diamond. The soups measure 4 5/8" across and 6 1/2" from handle-to-handle, the saucers measure 6 3/8" across. There are no cracks, chips, repairs or discoloration. Three extra saucers will be included with the lot at no additional cost.
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