Blue Danube 5 Piece Setting w/Original Banner! Great!
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This auction is for one five-piece place setting of Blue Danube China in the traditional Blue Onion pattern. The setting includes one 10-inch dinner plate, one 8 and a half inch salad plate, one 7-inch bread and butter plate, one 5 and a half inch saucer, and one 3 and half inch diameter tea/coffee cup.All pieces in this place setting are in excellent condition with no chips, cracks, or noticible scratches or defects. All of these pieces carry the original banner mark. The Blue Danube pattern was inspired by designs from the Chinese Yuan Dynasty period (1260-1368 A.D.). The flowers depict the ancient Chinese symbols of good fortune and happiness. Created in 1951, Blue Danube is an exquisite pattern, underglazed on translucent porcelain. Blue Danube is under glazed and fired at temperatures in excess of 2600 degrees, making each piece highly chip resistant, dishwasher safe, detergent proof and microwave safe. It is also lead free. The original backstamp was used from 1951-1976. This has the words Blue Danube in script on a ribbon banner. This is the back stamp found on the pieces in this 5 peice place setting. (back stamp pictured) The different backstamps provides the Blue Danube collectors a dating method adding value to the older pieces.