Vintage Theodore Haviland Limoges China ~ Pink Floral Tea Cup & Saucer - PG227
Description ~ unsurpassed quality and attention to detail mark any Haviland Limoges porcelain you may find, and this tea cup and saucer set is no exception - made in France and decorated w/a stunning array of pink florals, this set is spectacular! Highly collectible and displays absolutely wonderfully; perfect for set matching and completion; an ideal gift for the Haviland Limoges collector - or as a hostess gift.
Measurements ~ tea cup approximately 3.5" across; saucer approximately 5.5" across
Pattern / Dates ~ early century; c1903-1925 - the Haviland family were amazing innovators in the fine bone china industry, changing the very face of the industry world-wide. The company can trace its roots to its American founder, David Haviland, who exported his first porcelain from Limoges, France in 1842. David's son, Theodore, followed in his father's footsteps in 1890. The family continued to be in management until 1972.
Hallmarks ~ signed as seen in pictures
Condition ~ Excellent: pre-owned vintage - with a touch of wear to the gilding, this piece shows little other evidence of age or use, and is chip/flake free. Shelf wear &/or use marking is minimal.