Offered for sale are a pair of teacups from Arabia of Finland in a very desirable retro design by Olga Osol and Raija Uosikkinen. The Crownband pattern was produced between 1949 and 1965 (ref. Finlandporcelain.info), and features a handpainted brown repeating arch motif on a yellow stripe, with a teal stripe below and also on the inner rim, all over a blue-grey glazed body. The base of the cups are backstamped with a green Arabia mark dating from the period 1949-1964, as well as the number 16, except for one which has the number 6.
SIZE: 4" diameter by 2" high
CONDITION: Excellent. No chips, cracks, flakes, or other damage. They have very light utensil marks on the inside (from stirring spoons), and show normal wear on the base. All retain great color in the hand painted bands. Just super!