An Aynsley coffee set, the cans with silver holders, Charles S. Green & Co., Birmingham, 1910 Retailed by Weir & Sons, Dublin
A Vienna-style part dessert service Aynsley porcelain, late 19th centuryEach piece painted by E. Baerschneider, signed, with a gilt-edged circular panel depicting various historical and mythological subjects, titled on the reverse and including `Venus u. Amor’, `Paris u. Helena’, and `König Karl v. England’, against a dark blue ground embellished with flowers, foliage and scroll work in gilding, shaped gilt-edged rims,
Eduard Baerschneider is recorded as a porcelain painter in Dresden at the end of the 19th century. For details of subjects in which he specialize see W.Neuwirth, Porzellanmaler-Lexikon 1840-1914, Vol.I, p.113.
Sold recently as part of a part set at Sotherby’s £4320 March 2014