This set is an early example of the popular Blue Dragon pattern first produced by Grainger, Lee & Co in the 1820’s. The design was printed onto the china from a hand engraved copper plate and was inspired by a Chinese design of a dragon chasing a flaming pearl amongst the clouds.
Bone china Tea set ( as seen in the Royal Worcester Museum Collection) made in the Brosley shape, slightly scalloped, with hand script to base of each piece – Grainger Lee & Co Worcester( 1814-1839 ).
Tea pot 14.5 cm tall x 27 cm spout to handle
Milk Jug 12 cm height of handle x 13 cm lip to handle
Lidded sugar bowl 12 cm high x 17 cm handle to handle
Excellent bright white and blue china, Teapot has a crack in base otherwise set is in lovely condition with only light manufacturing defects kiln dust etc. expected in china 200 years old.