Always curious about these cups, we were never allowed to use them. My grandparents a few on the highest shelf - for display only. They were moustache cups, handed down by my great-grandparents to my .
Moustache Cup A great deal of fine china was produced in Victorian times. This particular cup and saucer would be used by a rich gentleman. Moustaches were very fashionable in Victorian times and the bar across the top would stop the gentleman's moustache from getting wet!