These porcelain tea cups and saucers were produced in Hungary by Herend between 1905 and 1938. The pattern is the famous "Rothschild Bird" pattern #1726. The shape is known as Rocaille for the raised basket weave in the porcelain.The saucers are 5 3/8 inches in diameter. The cups are 2 1/8 inches high and 3 3/8 inches in diameter. All the pieces have gold rims. The story behind this pattern is that the Baroness Rothschild had lost her pearl necklace in the garden at her Vienna residence. Several days later, her gardener discovered birds in a tree playing with the necklace. In 1860, this story inspired Herend to create the Rothschild design. Because of its fine quality, Herend has the nick name, " Meissen of the Balkans". No wonder it is so sought after. The item "Set of 6 Herend Tea Cups & Saucers, Rothschild Bird, Antique" is in sale since Tuesday, April 2, 2019. This item is in the category "Pottery & Glass\Pottery & China\China & Dinnerware\Herend". The seller is "betsybabe" and is located in Mahopac, New York. This item can be shipped worldwide.