Large Fancy Victorian Mug Courting Couple Gold Cobalt Blue 1890s Cup 3 Feet
This is a very large fancy antique Victorian German made cup or mug made for the English market between 1890-1900 with a central vignette of an 18th century courting couple and their dog in a garden.The oversized porcelain cup or mug has cobalt blur sponged decoration and was one overlaid with a metallic gold floral pattern with further gold trim.
The mug measures 4 inches high by 4.25 inches in diameter.
The mug has 3 feet and a wonderful twisted rope handle.
The mug is in very good ++ used vintage condition with no chips or cracks but does have extensive gold wear.
The fancy cup or mug is un-marked but definitely made in Germany.
This attractive antique mug would also make a great flower vase or for pencils on a desk. Or how about a classy planter?