19thc Antique Capodimonte Cup & Saucer Royal Palace Palazzo Napoli Armorial Gilt
Capodimonte Made in Italy marked for the Royal Palace Napoli 19thc underglaze blue Naples mark The saucer is centrally decorated in polychrome with the coat of arms for Jerome Bonaparte King of Naples c1806 1808. The cup and saucer border illustrate scenes of Bacchanalis and childrens games in raised relief. The cup has a twisted handle with a split leaf terminal. Measures Cup 2 & 3/8 or 6cm diameter and the same in height. Saucer 4 & 1/2 or 11.5cm diameter. Superb condition for the age. No chips cracks restoration or crazing. The gilt is is excellent condition. On the underside of the saucer there is some glazing that is raised in lines (see image) This is an organic original firing flaw and not a hairline.