Pre World War 2 novelty egg cup formed as a parrot

Stock No. 459 

A scarce novelty egg cup, formed in the shape of a parrot. Pre 1939 and of German manufacture. Hand painted in colours (green, yellow, red and black).
Printed circular mark to base reading "Foreign". Most novelty eggcups pre-dating the 2nd world war which were made in Germany bear that mark.
Excellent condition.

Dimensions :
Height : 2.5 inches

(Note : Not listed in Egg Cups an Illustrated History by Brenda C Blake or Collecting Egg Cups - An Introduction to Pocillovy by Winnie Freeman)