Incredible Christmas T&V Holly pattern Chocolate pot & 4 cups with saucers!
Hot Chocolate Anyone?
A magnificent TALL hot chocolate pot with 4 hot chocolate cups and saucers in the Holly Berry Christmas pattern by Tressemann & Vogt.
The pattern is sprigs of hand painted green holly leaves and red berries. The sprigs are sprawled upon a robust green background on pure white china, with elaborately hand painted gold trim creating an elegant and rich design.
The chocolate pot measures 9-1/2" tall including the lid. The cups measure 3" tall. The saucers are 4-3/4".
No Chips, cracks, scratches or other damage. Not a one on the entire set!
Extremely minimal wear to the gold... about as perfect as one can get for a set of china that's almost 100 years old.
This is - to be debated by fellow holly china collectors - THE FINEST and most elaborately decorated patterns made by this premier French Limoges porcelain company.
It's so very difficult to find these pieces.. and then to find a set at one time is even more rare!
I purchased this set complete several years ago. One of the cups & saucers was sadly shattered during a Christmas gathering. Fortunately I was able to replace them with another that I found. In fact, I love the replacement cup better than the originals. Notice the photo of it with the curved handle. You'll certainly want to search for more of them!
The chocolate pot and 3 saucers are marked T&V France, Limoges France Depose in an underglaze green mark but also in addition have a mauve overglaze mark Decore Par above the traditional T&V bell with "Watham Dohrmann & Co, San Francisco. These marks date the pieces between 1907-1919. The original cups are marked T&V Limoges France Depose. The replacement cup and saucer are marked T&V France in an underglaze green mark but also in addition have a mauve overglaze Limoges T&V bell dating them to an approximate year of 1907.
Imagine serving your guests hot chocolate with this set. Or treat yourself on Christmas Eve to a special hot cup served beside your Christmas tree.
Set price... $1,745! SOLD
Just e-mail or call....