19th century solid silver coffee/tea cup with figural bird handle. Marked 900 silver and tests the same. Unknown maker's mark and no country mark, but this pattern was popular throughout the Ottoman Empire in the 19th century, and Ottoman silver from outlying areas with ethnic minorities often lacks a country mark.
This is a cup, not a holder, and needs no liner unlike most demitasse cups. This cup and saucer sets weighs approx 69 grams or over 2 OZT. Bigger than most demitasse cups but smaller than an everyday coffee cup. Saucer measures 3.5in/9cm diameter/.Cup is 2.75/7cm across the top and 1.75'/5cm high. Comes in a Pretty Gift box. The item "Rare 19thC 900 Solid Silver Coffee Cup Saucer Figural Bird Handle" is in sale since Wednesday, January 20, 2021. This item is in the category "Antiques\Silver\Sterling Silver (. The seller is "madwomansattic" and is located in Cannington, Ontario. This item can be shipped worldwide.