Roslyn Sweet Romance Trio Cup & Saucer Dessert Plate Orchid English Bone China

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  • Item Category: Ceramics
  • Source: eBay
  • Sold Date: Jun 09, 2014
  • Channel: Auction House
This is an English Bone China Trio - Cup and Saucer and Dessert Plate - produced between 1946 and 1964 by the Roslyn China Company in the Staffordshire Potteries area in England. The pattern, #8551 Sweet Romance shows a bouquet of pink and white orchids tied with a ribbon, along with other scattered orchids. The footed cup is decorated both inside and outside and has gold bands around the slightly scalloped rim and smooth foot and gold accents on the handle, which has a thumb rest. Gold bands also adorn the edges of the saucer and dessert plate.
The cup stands 2-1/2" tall and measures 3- 3/4" across the top. The saucer measures 5-1/4" in diameter and the dessert plate is 6-1/4" in diameter.
Excellent condition - No chips, cracks, scratches, crazing or discolorations. Colors bright, gold trim intact, shiny glazed finish. The pieces are translucent when held to a light and ring well when tapped.
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