A Pair of Rare Famille Rose Egg Cups Qianlong C1750

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A Pair of Rare Famille Rose Egg Cups Qianlong C1750

A Pair of Rare Famille Rose Egg Cups

Delicately decorated with Meissen style flowers

Each formed as two cups

One for holding the egg horizontally, which was the German way of eating

The other for holding the egg vertically, the method of eating preferred by the French and others

Qianlong C1750

Height: 2 1/4″ (5.7 cm)

Condition: one with three frits in the biscuit rim

This shape appears in silver made in Augsburg C1730