Staffordshire early Victorian tea set from one of England’s oldest potteries, Coalport in Shropshire c1750. The two Rose brothers, John and Thomas, each set up their own pottery on opposite sides of the canal producing fine tableware for the luxury market. However it was the elder brother John Rose who became famous for his pottery, having his own distinct style, and the factories were joined circa 1815.
Staffordshire Victorian tea set made in the style of John Rose with a cobalt blue enamel band and hand painted floral panels. Both cup and saucer are beautifully decorated and delicately gilded.
Pattern number in blue 7035
Cup – 7 cm x 8 cm diameter
Tea dish – 14.8 cm
Lovely condition, no chips or cracks – circa 180 years old.