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27126. (commemorative cup/saucer) c.1900. “Whalesback Light [House], Portsmouth, NH.”

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27126. (commemorative cup/saucer) c.1900. “Whalesback Light [House], Portsmouth, NH.”

27126. (commemorative cup/saucer) c.1900. Most unusual set features the “Whalesback Light [House], Portsmouth, NH.” on a bold hand painted cup/saucer combination. This early set is quite large and enhanced by a hand painted sky background with gilt borders and handle decoration. Bold saucer features a detailed full color of the granite offshore lighthouse and steam fog signal. The cup measures 2 ¼” high by 3 5/8” in diameter. Saucer measures 5 ¾” in diameter. Marked Made in Germany.”. Set is clean, bright, no chips or cracks, just light wear to gilded edge. An unusually bright, bold set for display and an exceptionally rare form. (VG+). $245 set.