Minton Chinoiserie Trio


19th Century Staffordshire Tea Set with Minton Chinese tree design.

This earthenware tea set was made circa 1820 – all pieces are marked with a transfer-printed backstamp { Chinoiserie } and decorated with the Minton Chinese tree design. ( From the 1820’s onward, Minton’s earthenware and especially `Felspar’ or `Stone China’ are often marked with a transfer-printed backstamp and, later, with impressed year cyphers ).

The Set is decorated with an early Chinese transfer design in bright enamels on a white ground. The cups and saucers have decorative moulded rims and ornate handles. Did you know that moulded rims on teacups help your lips taste the tea better?

Peony shaped teacup – 5.5 cm high x 10.5 cm diameter 

Coffee Cup – 8.5 cm high x 6.5 cm diameter

Tea Dish / Saucer 15 cm diameter x 3 cm deep

Good condition, fabulous colours – 180 years old.


1 in stock


Staffordshire was the heart of England’s ceramic production from early 17th century, thanks to the region’s wealth of natural resources needed for the medium. The area was home to nearly 2,000 factories over its 300+ year history.

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