Impress family and friends with this authentic-looking, 18th-century style porcelain reproduction tea cup with the time-tested, transfer printing process. Our stunning and elegant Liberty Blue tea cup and saucer feature beautifully-dressed Colonial ladies and gentleman in an outdoor setting and striking geometric and floral borders. A gorgeous reproduction transferware set, perfect for the collector or tea lover. • 18th-century transfer-printed porcelain • Antique glazing process produces realistic coloring • Historic colonial-style design; Holds 4 ounces • 4" diameter cup; 5-3/4" diameter saucer • Dishwasher and microwave safe In the 18th Century the Chinese began to use transfer-printing patterns on porcelain. This process replaced patterns that were painted by hand, making transfer porcelain a more cost-effective process. Since every piece is historically recreated by hand, you often see lines that don't meet, patterns that overlap, gaps on the borders, and color variations.