Von Stauffenberg Family Cup and Saucer
Fine white porcelain teacup with matching saucer.
The teacup bears the coat of arms of the Schenk von Stauffenberg family. The coat of arms consist of a crowned knight’s helm over a shield bearing two blue lions passant, separated by an orange bar, surrounded on all sides with blue floral motifs. The base of the cup is marked “123”, a mark which is again seen on the base of the saucer. The center of the saucer is marked “F. v. Stauffenberg s/m R. Sillem 18… 54”. No other markings are present on either piece.
The most famous member was Claus Von Stauffenberg (1907-1944), a leading member in the July 20, 1944 plot to assassinate Hitler.