A very vibrantly hand painted pot de creme cup from the Dresden factory. The design includes birds in flight painted in bright shades of red, blue, and yellow. There are also several stylized insects including a little lady bug.
This is one of the most vibrantly colored set of Chinese Export pots de creme I've ever seen. The beautiful cups are decorated with butterflies, insects and flowers in shades of orange, greens, yellow and red. The pot de creme cups were produced in the 1800's.
Ardalt Lenwile Pots de Creme set consists of of 6 pot de creme cups and lids with a matching tray. The design is a gold and black hand painted Eagle and Rose on an all white porcelain background. Produced in Japan between 1960 and 1971.
The Samson Meissen Style Pot de Creme cups and the tray have the typical Samson mark. The design colors include red, pink, teal and gold. The cup finial and handle are very simple with gold trim. The set includes 6 cups with the matching tray.
Paul Pastaud Limoges Chocolate pot, hand painted classic French chocolate pot produced by Paul Pastaud Limoges. The pattern appears to be stylized autumn leaves in shades of tan and pink. It has a wooden side handle with wood stirrer for frothing the chocolate.
Davis and Collamore was a Tiffany of its time. They imported the finest porcelain (as well as other products) from around the world. This pot de creme cup was part of a set with a very decorative tray in the same colors.
There were so many variations of Old Paris pots de creme. This piece dates back to the mid to late 1800's. The Old Paris Bands of Blue and Gold Pot de Creme Cup does show some loss to the gold but in our eyes it adds to the beauty of the piece.
Another variation of the Old Paris pots de creme cups. This Old Paris Pinks Pot de Creme Cup is decorated in graduated shades of pink. It has highlights of gold the handle, rim of the lid and repeated on the body of the cup.
Dresden has been producing pots de creme cups since the 1700's and still produce some very expensive sets today (starting prices over $1700). Every decoration on this Dresden Gold Stripe Pot de Creme Cup is masterfully hand painted
A pearlware blue and white pot de creme cup dated about 1790. These cups were sold as custard cups during this time. Pearlware was developed by Josiah Wedgwood around 1778. The artichoke shape came from earlier cups produced by the Saint Cloud Factory in the early 1700's.