17 pc. Betson Demitasse (tea) set Gilded, hand painted

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  • Source: eBay
  • Sold Date: Nov 18, 2007
  • Channel: Auction House

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Magnificent hand painted JB Betson bone china tea or demitasse set - complete. From local estate sale and found with military items purchased last year. Probably brought back from Japan by the owner who served during the occupation of Japan back in the '40's and 50's.

17 pieces overall with no chips or cracks anyw on the items!

6 each saucers. 4 ¾" diameter and 5/8" high. Scalloped edges with bright gilding and hand painted floral - rose - design on one side of each. Pale green centers radiating outward with gentle swirls toward edges. Each marked "J.B. Betson China" on bottom. Markings are clear and distinct. 6 each demitasse cups. 2 3/8" high and 2 1/8" diameter. Scalloped base with hand painted flora - rose - design on each. Rims are brightly gilded and each has the same pale green color rising from base and fading into the design. Rim is again scalloped. Handles are leaf design (?) also with gilding. 1 Sugar Bowl with lid. Measures 5 3/8" from handle to handle and 2 3/8" high (without lid). Scalloped base, double handled with same floral pattern on front. Scalloped rim with gilding around outside edge and on handles. Lid has pointed top, bright gilding on crown and around edges. 1 Creamer. Measures 3 ½" tall by 4 ½" from handle to spout. Scalloped base, matching floral design, gilded around outside top rim and on handle. 1 Teapot. Measures 6" in height by 7 ¼" from handle to spout. Matching floral design, scalloped base and top, pale green coloration fades upward from base to nearly the top. Gilded handle, pour spout and top edge. Top also gilded around edge and on handle crown.

This is your chance to pick up and entire set for one money. You won't have to scour ebay or other auctions looking for pieces that match a partial set...they're all in one auction. Items will be carefully packed and shipped as fragile merchandise to the winning bidder.

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