Espresso cup and saucer
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Condition: some wear to the gilding
Size: saucer 11.2 cm diameter, cup 6.5 cm high
Style note — products made in the traditional Victorian style are often recognisable because of their lavish decoration. The design mixes various sources of inspiration, but the prevalent decorative features are rich floral ornaments, scrolls and foliage, often applied all over the items.
Facts of Lavish History is cool. Tea drinking in Britain was initially limited due to it's high cost. Instead, coffee and chocolate dominated the market — hence the immense popularity of London coffee houses.