NEW HALL STAFFORDSHIRE RARE ORANGE GROUND BUTE SHAPE TEACUP AND SAUCER - PATTERN 558 C.1790-95
"An 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.
 
References: Pattern 558, is illustrated on an identical teacup shape in New Hall and its Imitators, D. Holgate 1971 plate 138. Note pattern 695 is the same pattern on a mazarine blue ground.
Dimensions: height teacup 57 mm max. width saucer 139 mm max.
Marks: None as is usual on New Hall cups and saucers.
Condition: 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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