HALL STAFFORDSHIRE RARE ORANGE GROUND BUTE SHAPE
TEACUP AND SAUCER - PATTERN 558 C.1790-95
attractive late eighteenth century teacup and saucer, with vine leaf
patterning, on a choice orange ground c.1790-95. This rare piece is
from the popular and collectable New Hall factory Staffordshire. Of Bute
shape - one of the earliest teacup shapes: it is simply a New Hall
teabowl shape with an added loop handle. A good must have
reference & display example."Antiques Expert Hamilton Bear.
Pattern 558, is illustrated on an identical teacup shape in New
Hall and its Imitators, D. Holgate1971
plate 138. Note pattern 695 is the same pattern on a mazarine blue
height teacup 57 mm max. width saucer 139 mm max.
None as is usual on New Hall cups and saucers.
Overall we rate as excellent and brilliant for display. No chips
cracks or restoration. Typical tiny spots of rubbing wear to orange
ground and gilding in places.
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