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Small chinoiserie First Class demi-tasse (espresso) cup with saucer by Richard Ginori, ex-Andrea Dor

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Small chinoiserie First Class demi-tasse (espresso) cup with saucer by Richard Ginori, ex-Andrea Dor
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Small chinoiserie First Class demi-tasse (espresso) cup with saucer by Richard Ginori, ex-Andrea Doria (1956), ex-Malone. 159 grams total, 1-5/8" x 3-1/4 " (cup), 1/2" x 4-5/8" (saucer). Choice, matching pair of an ornately design cup and saucer used for serving espresso to First Class passengers. The cup has a stable 1-1/4" hairline crack near the Italia crest along with a few minor stains and encrustation near the handle; the saucer is very nice with only a few flecks of staining. From the Andrea Doria (1956), pedigreed to the Bart Malone Collection with photo-certificate. Recovered from:Andrea Doria, sunk in 1956 off Massachusetts