Antique Haviland Limoges Porcelain Teapot Maidenhair Ferns Ornate 1800's Cfh/gdm For Sale
This is a beautiful antique French Limoges porcelain teapot. It was made by the Charles Field Haviland Co. between 1891 and 1900. It has their green factory mark, CFH/GDM France, under the glaze. It features a hand painted woodsy and delicatemaidenhair fern design over an ornate white body. There is matte gold on the handles,domed lid,and pattern flourishes . This rare piece is in very nice antique condition and free from any structural damage. There are no chips or hairlines. The gorgeoushandle and spout are in excellent condition.There is old wear to the gold, which is typical for a service piece that would have seen a lot of use. This simply adds to the old feel of this lovely teapot. It stands 7 1/2" high and measures 7" across from handle to spout, and it holds four cups. The lid has a porcelain point to secure it for pouring. These old Limoges pieces with the maidenhair design are real treasures to come across. I have an ornatedemitasse cup and sauce boat in thisdesign in seperate sales, and I will gladly combine shipping costs. US shipping only which includes insurance and tracking.