THREE PIECE TEA SERVICE

Tressemanes & Vogt Limoges. THREE PIECE TEA SERVICE. Marked "Depose/T & V/Limoges/France" Circa 1915. Lidded Tepot, creamer and lidded sugar. decorated in gold and robin's egg blue with a pattern of syleized palmettes. Teapot 4 1/2 in. h x 7 1/4 in. w, sugar 4 1/4 in. x 5 in. w, creamer 4 in. h. x 5 in. h. All in excellent condition with minimal wear to the gold and with no cracks, chips or crazing. From a collection in which the collector monogrammed or signed and dated her pieces in gold paint on the bottom. The teapot marked "M E C" and dated 1915, the other two pieces dated 1915. The flared handles and the stylizing decoration give these pieces a aesthetic suggestive of the Arts & Crafts movement of the early 20th Century. Elegant and opulent, these pieces with be an enhancement to any collection.