This set of 6 Piero Fornasetti serigraphed transfer porcelain coffee or tea mugs for Rosenthal Classic Germany are from the 1980s. They come in their original boxes. They are from the Julia Collection of Lina Cavalieri. It is hallmarked on the bottom Rosenthal Classic Germany Dekor Time e Variazioni with varying numbers not in any order. This series was introduced by Fornasetti in the 1950s. She was an Italian opera singer and actress and her life span was 1874-1944. Fornasetti was smitten with her charm and beautiful face. It was very mysterious that they never met but her influence on him was lasting throughout his life. She was his muse in his mind. These are no longer in production. These look like they were never used. There are no stains inside, very clean maybe never used.
3.5" high, 5" wide and 3.25" deep.
We ahve 6 sets of six pieces each available.