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This is a tiny teacup and saucer, both marked in blue "France Porcelaine Opaque de Gien" with two castles. They are part of a child's toy tea set in the Red Riding Hood pattern. The cup is 1 1/2" x 1 1/2." The saucer or tiny plate is 2 3/4." The cup shows Red Riding Hood carrying a basket, talking to the wolf, and the words say "Je vais voir gd maman," which translates roughly to "I see your grandmother." The saucer shows Red Riding Hood speaking with a man and the words say "Porte lui velle Galette," which translates roughly to "Take him the cookie/cake." Gien made this blue transferware in the late 1800s and early 1900s. Both pieces are in excellent condition with no chips or cracks. MBR.
Gien Red Riding Hood Child Toy Tea Cup Saucer Blue Transferware France Porcelaine Opaque de Gien
$55 USD SOLD
South Bend, IN
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