1 May 1997
Three 'Eggshell' cups and Saucers
Manufactured by Rozenburg, decorated by Sam Schellink, 1903/1910
Comprising a pair of Coffee Cups with Saucers, waisted form and octagonal section painted en suite with the following lot, and a larger Teacup and Saucer painted with a single purple flower
2¼in. (5.8cm.) height of coffee cups; 4 1/8in. (10.5cm.) width of matching saucers
2¼in. (5.8cm.) height of teacup; 5¼in. (13.4cm.) width of matching saucer
Each piece with printed factory mark and painted artist's cipher, the coffee cups and saucers with date cipher for 1903, work number 966, the teacup and saucer with date cipher for 1910, work nuumber 604 (6)
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