An Exceptional Vienna Porcelain Hand Decorated Miniature Chocolate Cup with Cover and Circular Stand of exhibition quality, of cylindrical form with bracket handle. Circa last quarter of the Nineteenth Century, possibly earlier.
The circular stand exquisitely painted with Classical Female Figures in a Landscape, within a circular gilt frame reserved against a cobalt blue ground with exceptional raised tooled gilding. The cover and stand with similar decoration. No artists signature visible.
Condition: Superb condition for such early items with some wear to gilding inside cup rim, free of any restorations.
Height: (of cup including cover) 3.5" (9cm). Diameter of saucer: (at base) 5.25” (13cm).
Location: Dublin City, Ireland.
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