Antique Chinese Rose Medallion Hand Painted Teacup & Saucer, Set 1. Up for sale is the Chinese rose medallion teacup and saucer as Set 1 porcelain with hand painted and gold gilt scenes, dated mid-19. The footed teacup with a unique handle and saucer feature a wider rim and a tapered-down body richly decorated in symmetry around the edges of the interior with bamboos on a rock, birds perching on branches, a butterfly and a bee on flowers. The exterior of the teacup is also richly painted at five sides with different themes including figures, flowers and a medallion with a bird sitting on a branch next to a rock.
Similarly, the internal region of the saucer is richly painted with eight various themes including figures and flowers, surrounding the central medallion with a bird and a bug. Notably, both the teacup and saucer are designed to have a turning edge outside of their lower bodies. Measures: Teacup , 4 ½ wide (across widest parts to the handle) x 3 ¾ rim diameter x 2 5/8 high x 2 base diameter; Saucer , 6 rim diameter x 1 ½ high x 3 ¼ base diameter.
Condition: Very good, with no chips or cracks, with mild gilt and paint loss, consistent with age and use. We try our best to describe the posted items precisely and accurately, pointing out any imperfections. Please check our other posted items as well. The item "Antique Chinese Rose Medallion Hand Painted Teacup & Saucer, Set 1" is in sale since Thursday, April 11, 2019.
This item is in the category "Antiques\Decorative Arts\Ceramics & Porcelain\Cups & Saucers". The seller is "allwang2005" and is located in New Haven, Connecticut. This item can be shipped worldwide.