The flower is repeated inside of each cup. The sturdy handle is smooth and painted with a bright gold paint.
The cups & saucers have a smooth rim while the dessert plates are scalloped. The artist did a wonderful job on designing this set and executing the paintings. CONDITION: While this set is classified as used, the condition is superb. We find no nicks, chips, scratches, cracks, hairlines, or repairs. There appears to be absolutely no wear to the colors or the gold and no crazing.Look in the photos to see this. The lack of utensil scratches on the set attests to the high quality of the porcelain china. DIMENSIONS: The cups have a diameter of 3 1/2" and a height of 2 1/8" with a capacity of 6 ounces. The saucers have a diameter of 5 1/2" and a height of 3/4". The dessert plates have a diameter of 6 3/8" and a height of 7/8". HISTORY/MARKS: William Guerin, Limoges France, established his firm in 1873 and exported large quantities of chinaware primarily to the USA. After he acquired the Jean Pouyat Company and WWI caused porcelain production to be drastically curtailed, the merged companies were acquired by Bawo & Dotter in 1920. The artist's signature, Maher, in also on the bottom. Of each saucer & dessert plate. The dessert plates do not have the Guerin mark on them. Please view all pictures carefully as they are part of the description. The stand was used as a photo prop and is not part of this listing. See additional international policies below. This is ready to use or display with pride in your home. We strive to have satisfied customers. Please view each photo carefully. We try to include enough information while noting any imperfections that we see. Request additional photos as needed. We deal primarily with antique and vintage items. Since these items are of considerable age, normal age appropriate wear can be expected and the items are not "new" or necessarily in "perfect" condition. Listing and template services provided by inkFrog.