Vintage French 1970s Arcopal Opaline Floral Glass Espresso Tea Cup & Saucer


Want to feel French and fancy too while sipping your coffee? Well Mes Amies, this pretty vintage 1970s Arcopal white floral opaline demitasse vintage espresso cup and saucer set is for you then. What’s a demitasse cup we hear you ask? It’s a snazzy way of saying half cup, it makes this the perfect size for sipping your espresso or thick hot chocolate. It’s also mandatory to stick one’s pinky finger out while supping.

Part of the French based Arc Group and launched in 1958, Arcopal is well known for its distinctive opal milk glass vintage tableware. Opal glass is a 100% glass material but with a twist The distinctive white opaque colour is obtained by adding fluorine. It creates a striking opaque finish and stands out for its elegance, resistance and practicality.

Each cup and saucer is in excellent vintage condition – no chips, cracks or repairs. Like anything over 40 years old, there may be tiny areas of wear to the pattern, but nothing that would detract from its beauty or function. Don’t be fooled by their dainty appearance, this tea cup and saucer is a tough cookie, safe for dishwasher and microwave use.


1970s Arcopal Opaline Floral Glass Espresso Tea Cup & Saucer
Made from opaline milk glass in France
Preloved item that has been used and cherished by others
Cup: 4.5 cm High x 7 cm diameter
Saucer: 11 cm diameter
Dishwasher and microwave safe

Additional information

Weight 169 g


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