We are pleased to offer a true antique from the Art Nouveau period, factory hand painted Limoges Old Abbey Tea Cup and Saucer Duo. Teacup is signed by the artist Manet. Featuring soft pink wild roses with flower stalk and foliage, hand painted on light green ground. Thick gold trim on rims and gold encrusted handle. Marked with the oval Limoges Star France dating 1899-1913. Saucer bears the “Old Abbey” banner with “Limoges” “Hand Painted” below.
Limoges was a type of hard-paste porcelain produced by several factories near Limoges France – dating from first established porcelain factory in 1771. Although there are many variations of Limoges Porcelain, this piece is truly special because it was made by Latrille Freres, Limoges, France, and signed by the skillful artist, Manet.
All items are previously owned or vintage estate pieces. They are described as found. Because they come from previous owners they may have light scratches or very light wear. I will always describe any obvious flaws or any type of wear so you are well informed before buying. I take many pictures and I welcome you to ask as many questions as you like. Parcels are packed with foam, peanuts and bubble wrap for safe travel at no extra cost to you. The peanuts are biodegradable and I ask that you please try to recycle my packaging if possible. Together we can do our part in protecting our environment. Shipping costs are kept down without compromising the safety of the items. Combined shipping is always considered when making multiple purchases.