Antique English Black Transferware Aesthetic Movement Tea Cup and Saucer Bees & Botanicals
Brand G L Ashworth & Brothers
A Ashworth Victoria Antique Black English Transferware Cup and Saucer
This lovely set is a wonderful example displaying the Victorians love of nature. Various botanical leaves and sprays of flowers are placed in a sweeping fashion around the both cup and saucer with a small bee/wasp buzzing amongst some foliage.
Ashworth Brothers produced wares in Hanley and later was acquired by Masons
Condition: No chips or cracks, some crazing and very subtle browning.
Saucer measures 6" and
Cups are 2 3/4 inches tall and are 3 1/4 inches in diameter
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