A rare and exquisite cup and saucer by Helena Wolfsohn in her classical scenes alternating19th Century styling. A four panel Watteau like classical scenes alternating design gives way to fine delicately designed gold gilt dividers. Her love of wonderful colors and intricate work is evident in the 2 beautiful courting scene panels of these pieces. The other 2 panels have a deep brick red background with golden flowers painted upon them.. Helena Wolfsohn owner/founder of the Helena Wolfsohn Porcelain Studios was established in1843 and operated until 1883. She was a skilled porcelain artist, purchasing porcelain blanks from well known Dresden potteries and using her artistic talents to hand paint items such as this dish / saucer. There are no cracks, chips; manufacturing anomalies do exist, the occasional tiny iron speck, dust 'bump' in the glaze, etc.
Measures: CUP: 3 1/8" W with handle 2 1/8 w/0 saucer 4 1/2" W
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