Moustache Cup & Saucer, Hand-Painted Pansies
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A Rare Antique Gentleman’s Moustache Cup and Saucer.
Large Bone China Teacup / Breakfast Cup with Moustache Barrier
( a must for keeping ones waxed moustache from getting wet and ruining the shape)
with Matching Saucer.
Decorated with Hand-Painted Flowers.
A beautiful cup for any Moustache cup collector to own and keep.
Perfect for your favourite tea.
A perfect gift for any Moustache wearing Gentleman.
DescriptionLarge size cup and saucer with a semi-circular ledge designed to protect a gentleman’s moustache from getting wet. Originally invented in Britain in 1860 these style cups went on to be very fashionable for several years amongst the waxed moustache wearing gents of the time. Beautifully hand-painted floral sprays of pansy flowers. Finished with gilt rims, handle and guard detailing. No makers back stamp to this duo, just a very tiny hand-painted mark to identify the painter.
MeasurementsThe cup is approx. 93mm diameter at the top rim x 85mm tall. The saucer approx. 160mm diameter.
ConditionIn excellent condition, with just the faintest of wear to the gilding where the moustache guard is.
AgeCirca about 1880-1910
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