Rockingham Brameld Porcelain Brunswick Blue Trio Cups & Saucer Cowslips c 1826
Rockingham Porcelain Brameld Trio in English porcelain which consists of an etruscan shaped tea cup, coffee cup and saucer, dating from around 1826-30. Each has been nicely hand painted and gilded with an Brunswick blue ground. The cup shapes are the early
The saucer has a hand painted pattern of Cowslips in the centre and the base is marked with the red printed griffin mark and Rockingham Works Brameld. The pattern number 665 is also painted in gilding. There is gilding around the inner rims and around the outsides of each item.
They were made by the Brameld family with significant financial help from Earl Fitzwilliam at the Rockingham Works, Swinton, Yorkshire, England.
For an identical shaped cup please see plate 693 of page 116 of a Compendium of British Cups by Michael Berthoud.
The coffee cup stands 2 5/8 inches high and is 3 7/16 inches in diameter at the rim. The tea cup stands 2 3/16 inches high and is 4 1/8 inches in diameter at the rim. The saucer is 6 1/16 inches diameter. A total unpacked weight of 463 grammes.
Condition: The saucer and coffee cup are in excellent antique condition, some minor wear to the gilding and a tiny dot loss of blue on the side of the can. The tea cup has two stabilised cracks to the rim, please see the images.
This is a lovely piece to display among any collection of antique English Rockingham porcelain