The Mario Buatta Collection A Set of 3 Cups & Saucers Hand-Painted FBB Worcester

$1,600.00

Mario loved unexpected combinations of beautiful colors. This chinoiserie pattern has just that: the Imari colors of cobalt blue and iron red, but also exquisite touches of pink, turquoise, and green. This pattern was one that we would always set aside for Mario. He would purchase it whether we found a few pieces or were lucky enough to find an entire dinner set.
Because Mario loved this pattern, we are adding this set of three cups and saucers to the Mario Buatta Collection, although they came from a New England collection and not Mario’s estate.

When we purchased this set, we also purchased a set of four cups and saucers in another pattern that Mario often bought from Bardith.

Dimensions: Diameter of the saucer 5.75″ height of the cup 2.5.”

Condition: Excellent

In stock

Background of Flight Barr Barr Worcester

Flight Barr Barr Worcester were “Manufacturers to Their Majesties.” According to the Worcester Porcelain Museum, the Worcester customer accounts of the late 18th and early 19th centuries “would read like a ‘Who’s Who’ of the day. Rich, personalized services were made for the wealthiest customers, including Tzar Alexander I, The Duke of York, King George III, King William IV, The Duke of Clarence, The Imam of Muscat, and The Marquis Buckingham and the Nabob of Oude”.

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