Royal Copenhagen "Flora Danica" Coffee Service with Ten Cups and Saucers, Denmark, second half of the 20th century, white ground and polychrome painted botanical specimens, gilt highlights, factory marks, and most with Latin specimen names inscribed to underside; a coffeepot with rosebud knop, ht. 6 3/4; two creamers, ht. 2 3/4; ten saucers with crenellated rims, dia. 5 3/8; ten cups with crabstock handles, ht. 2 3/4 in.
Latin names for specimens painted inscribed to verso; coffee with "Vinca minor L.," creamers with "Saxifraga sp.," and "Geranium dissectum L.," ten cups with "Vesicaria arctica R. Br.," "era intermedia Hagne. (indistinct)," "Carex bicolor All.," "Epilobium alpinum L.," "Viola Um. brosa Fr.," "Veronica alpina Horn," "Campanu. la hederacea L.," "Sedum sex. angulare Horn," "Gentiana corol. la 5-fida ete. Oed.," "Lotus cor. niculatus L."
All in good condition with some light wear to gilding and surfaces. No chips, cracks.
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