Wednesday, March 13, 2013

Teacups, saucers but mugs


Moreover, all cups except mugs are made with companion saucers.
The dimensions of the following vessels are approximate.


Breakfast Cup and Saucer

 breakfast cup is approximately 3 ¼ inches in height by 4 ½ to 5 ¾ inches in diameter.
The companion saucer measures 6 ¾ to 8 ¾ inches across 



Mug

 Approximately 3 to 4 inches in height by 3 ½ inches across
 a vessel with a volume capacity of around 8 to 10 fluid ounces when filled almost to the rim
extra large mugs are the American counterpart of the European breakfast cup, a shape about 4 inches in diameter or more, a size that holds approximately 15 to 20 fluid ounces




Teacup

The teacup is slightly shorter and a little wider than the coffee cup
 a shape approximately 3 ¼ to 3 ¾ inches in diameter by 2 to 2 ½ inches in height
the companion saucer measures about 5 ¼ to 5 5/8 inches across


Coffee Cup

The coffee cup is made in three sizes, namely, the regular-size coffee cup, the after-dinner coffee cup, and the demitasse cup.   
The cup features a cylinder shape, taller than wide.
 A size approximately 2 ½ inches in height by 3 inches in diameter.
The companion saucer measures around 6 to 6 ½ inches across.


Demitasse

Demitasse means "half cup" in French.
The cup is approximately 2 ¼ inches in height and width, slightly shorter and nar­rower than the after-dinner coffee cup.
The companion saucer measures about 4 ½ to 5 inches across


Chocolate Cup

Hot chocolate that is made from powdered cocoa, that is a thinner beverage than the original drink is usually served in a taller cup with a wider opening for cooling.

Teacup and Snack Plate Set


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