Staffordshire Batwing Trio


‘WETLEY CHINA’ is the trade name of Sampson Smith, manufacturer of fine china at Longton in Staffordshire. c.1846-1963. They produced beautiful hand decorated tea sets typical of the era, this set dates to 1925. The peony shape teacup, with batwing handle, is fully decorated with a solid green band, wild game birds and gilded bows and swags. Pattern #  9283. The set has matching saucer and tea plate all with gilded rims. 

The trio consists of …..

Peony shaped teacup 9.5 cm diameter x 5 cm high

Saucer 14 cm diameter

Plate 18 cm diameter

Excellent condition, no cracks, crazing or chips to the china with little if any wear to the gilding. 


2 in stock


Hammersley and Co. has a history of producing high quality, finely decorated bone china. The company began in 1862 as a china manufacturer at Longton, Stoke-on-Trent and went through several name changes before the works finally closed in 1982.  The Hammersley name was sold to Aynsley in 1989. 

Hammersley and Co

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