When the Spanish first introduced the treat to Western Europe in the 17th century, there was really only one: hot chocolate. Preparing hot chocolate entailed a process distinctive from the other beverages popular at the time. Rather than infusing hot water with coffee grounds or tea leaves and then filtering out the sediment, hot chocolate required melting ground cacao beans in hot water, adding sugar, milk and spices and then frothing the mixture with a stirring stick called a molinet.
The porcelain is signed see photo and the art work is very detailed consisting of Geishas under a tree and a small boat near a lake. Plates diametre saucer: 1x14cm, sm: 8x18cm and med: 1x21cmHeight creamer and sugar jugs 13cm. These items were one of the presents her father used to bring back from his travels in the early 's.
For cool mornings or late afternoon tennis, nothing is as comfortable and practical as this knit tennis vest from Family Circle Easy Knitting. Classic cables are accented by cranberry and butterscotch color bands at the neckband, sleeves and ribbing. Row 3 Rep row 1. Row 6 Rep row 2.
Geisha Girl pattern porcelain derives its name from decorations based on Japanese women surrounded by scenes of traditional Japanese life. These include settings in gardens, near temples and other buildings and by lakes and streams. Geisha Girl porcelain has been made in Japan in various forms from the late 19th century to the s.
Geisha was originally introduced in and was in production until the s. Several different versions were available. The shape is based on the Chinese porcelain in which the Prunus sprigs were made separately and stuck on to the porcelain.
Geisha girl Japanese porcelain decorated with Geisha Girls. The mark could be read as Giokusei. Date: early 20th century.