Lusterware Demitasse Cup and Saucer, Portrait, Hand Painted, Green, Made in Japan
This is a gorgeous demitasse teacup that was most likely produced by the Hotta Yu Shoten & Co. The pattern is of green lusterware with a portrait on the center of the cup. The portrait is of two women and a child. This would make a great display piece in a china cabinet, shelf, or hutch. A great small cup to enjoy your favorite tea, coffee, or espresso on the porch, patio, or veranda. A perfect gift for a teacup collector.
A demitasse is a small cup used to serve Turkish coffee or espresso. Demitasse is the French word for half cup.
2¼ inches in height
2 inches in diameter
4½ inches in diameter
Manufacturing Date: 1920 - 1939
The teacup is in excellent condition. No chips, cracks, or crazing.
This is a great teacup for the collector. It would make a marvelous gift for a wedding, housewarming, holiday, or special occasion.
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'LIKE NEW' Perfect mint condition.
EXCELLENT: Item has no chips cracks or crazing. May show wear from over the years such as small utensil marks.
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