The decorations are the same on the 2 variations, featuring colorful birds, butterflies and bugs (which mix and match perfectly). Herend, of Hungary has produced hand crafted luxury luxury porcelain for 185 years; as the company was founded in 1826.This is a name that is infamous for its top of the line, hand painted pieces. The Rothchild pattern was created exclusively for the Rothchild family of Europe in 1860. It was produced continually up until the late 1990's. Obviously, for collecting purposes, this much older mark is more highly sought after and valued, than the newer pieces. All 24 pieces present in excellent condition, despite their great age. There are no chips, cracks, or scratches anywhere to be found. The scalloped top cups have a gold handle, and the plain top cups have a green handle. Both versions feature the basket weave impressed design around the top of the cups, and the rims of the saucers.
The birds are done in assorted colors, and the butterflies and bugs appear in yellow, blue, and pink. Please take the time to view all the photos, so as to fully appreciate the beautiful details of each piece. Any of these Rothchild pieces are perfectly interchangeable with any of your other Rothchild serving pieces. The cups stand 2 and a 1/2 in tall, and the saucers 4 and a 1/2 in across. In total, the combined weight of all the pieces is 4 pounds.
It goes without saying that these 24 pieces are very special. First of all the perfect, and secondly, they have the mark that collectors and enthusiasts covet. Their display value is priceless, as they exude a sophisticated grandeur like none other. The item "1915-30 12ea Herend Rothchild Birds Demitasse/After Dinner Cups Perfect" is in sale since Tuesday, April 14, 2015. This item is in the category "Antiques\Decorative Arts\Ceramics & Porcelain\Cups & Saucers".
The seller is "marigoldlux" and is located in Palmyra, New Jersey. This item can be shipped to United States.