Antique Limoges Cup And Saucer, Hand Painted Roses And Gold, Signed Jelinek
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Antique Limoges Cup And Saucer, Hand Painted Roses And Gold, Signed Jelinek:
A gorgeous Limoges cup and saucer hand painted with red, pink and yellow roses on a multi-colored ground. The blossoms are highlighted by a raised mold and ornate gilded handle. The cup and saucer was painted by Pickard artist Thomas M. Jelinek and signed with the initials TMJ, see photo. His style of painting roses is easily recognizeable to someone familiar with his work. Condition is excellent with no chips or cracks. There are some extra gold flecks on the reverse of the saucer and the cup interior from the hand painting process, see last photo.The set is also marked CFH GDM France for Gerard, Dufraisseix and Morel, Limoges, circa 1900. Cup height approx. 2 1/8" and 3 1/2" in diameter without handle, saucer diameter approx. 5 3/4".