We have made high-resolution picture of cobalt net pattern small coffee
saucer (picture is MUCH larger than coffee saucer itself - it is 4 1/2 inches in
It is seeing well enough - gold (22 Karate) painting is hand-made, cobalt painting is made under porcelain glost
Glost is made under very high temperature.
Gold is painted after glost made (gold can not survive under such an temperature).
You can see small golden dot at the saucer - it is the result of
hand-painting, the number of such a dots results in different quality of items
(this one is Highest, Export quality - but such an little dots can exist even
at such an items)
See here for high-resolution pictures of imperfections:
- imperfection of Glost.
- imperfection of 22 K gold hand-painting
The grades are qualified as follows:
Usual quality - 1st Grade, item is signed 1c at the bottom.
Export quality - no signs on item at all, lowest number of imperfections per item.
There are more than usually imperfections per one item - 2d Grade, item is signed 2c at the bottom.
Our items are either export or 1st quality.