Sublime Royal Chelsea Cathedral all gold tea cup and saucer are sheer opulence. The design is evocative of the windows of Gothic cathedrals. The inside of the cup has overlapping gold swags below bands of red and gold. The gold is hand applied -- a spectacular set, meant for high tea or special occasion parties. A perfect bridal shower or wedding gift. We currently have two of these magnificent sets in the shop, should you be looking for a a pair.
MEASUREMENTS: cup is 3" in diameter at the rim by 2 3/4" deep. Saucer is 6" in diameter.
CONDITION: very good vintage condition with no chips or cracks. There is some tarnish to the gold band near the top of the handle on the cup and age appropriate scratches.
More vintage and antique tea cups in our shop can be found here:
Graces Vintage Garden accepts both PayPal and Etsy Direct Checkout.
This shop ships jewelry USPS First Class Mail. An upgrade to Priority Mail is available if you need it.
Domestic orders of tea cups and other china and porcelain purchases ship USPS Priority Mail. International china orders Ship USPS First Class if possible as Priority shipping is extremely expensive. Priority shipping is available upon request or if the package is too heavy or large to ship First Class. Packages over 4 pounds or in a box that is longer than 12 inches will have to ship Priority.
Any domestic or international order over $200 ships Priority with signature confirmation.
This shop has a one day turn around policy on jewelry and two days on china, tea cups and linens.
Insurance is included in the shipping costs.
Currently, we do not ship to Mexico due to customs problems. International buyers will be responsible for any or all duties and custom charge
If you are purchasing tea cups or china from us for an international address please note that we are charging what it costs us to ship. We pack with bubble wrap and styrofoam peanuts (not paper) to ensure a safe arrival.
But please contact me if you have any problems with your order.
Graces Vintage Garden ONLY accepts returns if we have unknowingly or grossly misrepresented an item. We do extensive research and use professional photography equipment to showcase our pieces as best we can. We provide measurements and detailed accounts of the condition of our pieces in the listing descriptions. We do make an exception for clothing. We understand that sometimes, even with carefully detailed measurements, a piece of clothing may just not work.
NOTE: It is probable that you the buyer will have to click on the "more" button Etsy provides to read the entire listing description. Please make sure you have read the entire description before you purchase.
We sell only vintage or antique items. Vintage is at least 20 years old. We define "antique" as any item that is 100 years or more old. Anything from the 1920s or earlier is antique. All of these items are pre-owned and have been subject to use and time. We describe visible damage. By definition vintage and antique materials may show signs of age including patinas, tarnish and scratches. Please keep this in mind when shopping for vintage goods.
Please contact the shop with any questions you may have prior to buying. We are more than happy to provide additional pictures of any item in the shop and to answer questions to the best of our ability.