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Antique Brown Transferware Demitasse Cup and Saucer J M & Son Bamboo Victorian Pottery Staffordshire China England

$23.99

Brand J.M. & Sons

AESTHETIC BROWN TRANSFER WARE DEMITASSE CUP & SAUCER
J M & Sons
Bamboo


For consideration is this antique demitasse c/s set by J. M. & Sons (John Meir & Sons) John Meir and Sons operated the Greengates Pottery at Tunstall, Staffordshire England from 1837-1897 and previously operated as John Meir from 182-1837. This gorgeous pair dates to the earlier (pre 1890) Aesthetic Movement which took place from about 1860-1910 and is a great example of this type of pottery. It is called Bamboo and depicts stalks of bamboo witha geometric border and cartouches containing rural , Victorian life and sailing scenes.

Measures: Saucer is 5.25" The cup is 3.5" handle to opposite side of rim and is 2.5" tall

Condition: There is some crazing and minor wear around the rim. A couple of nicks on the foot rim of the cup which were done during manufacture and glazed over. Nothing significant.

If you'd like to read more about the Aesthetic Movement in particular, please see this blog post:

http://nancysdailydish.blogspot.com/2010/03/aesthetic-movement-and-transferware.html


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Featured on Etsy November 2012:

http://www.etsy.com/blog/en/2012/collecting-english-transferware-one-womans-story/