Offered for sale is a fine First Empire period Paris Porcelain cup & saucer. The cup is gilded and further enhanced with a vignette of hand-painted flowers. The cup is tulip shaped with a stylized handle, accompanied with a matching saucer. This set is after the workshops of Dartes Freres, a Paris Porcelain manufacturer that produced exquisite hard-paste porcelain early in the 19th century in the Empire style.
The cup and saucer are in very good condition with gilt wear to the saucer and cup commensurate with age.
Size of Cup: 3 ½” Height
Size of Saucer: 5 ½” Diameter.
First Empire Paris Porcelain Cup & Saucer