Antique Orange Cup and Saucer with Greek Key Gilt Design

$315.00

Description

A Coalport demitasse cup and saucer with a modified Greek key design painted in white and set against a soft orange ground. There is lavish gilt along the border of the saucer and the rim of the cup.

A Greek key is a motif with straight lines and right angles. It was among the most important symbols in ancient Greece, symbolizing infinity and unity; many ancient Greek temples incorporated this design.

This motif is highly desired and is something for which collectors are always looking.

Dimensions

H 3 in. x Dm 5 in.

Condition

Excellent. Slight rubbing to the enamel of the saucer.

Price

$315

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