Vintage Capodimonte Cup and Saucer with ornate hand painted decoration of mythical Nymphs, Sirens, Maidens, with heavy Gold Paint surround. I believe the set to be from around c 1950.
A very striking set and very Italian!
CONDITION: In good vintage condition - no cracks or crazing but noting a small chip to the gold paint on the edge of the saucer and three on the cup rim as indicated in the last photograph. Also slight loss of gold paint to centre of saucer as seen in second photograph.
Rim diameter: approx. 3 1/2" (8.9cms)
Height: approx. 2 1/2" (6.4cms)
Height to top of handle: approx. 3" (7.6cms)
Saucer: approx 6 1/4" (15.4cms)
Maker's mark reads: Saucer - 499 CAPODIMONTE ITALY - cup - ITALY
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