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Teacup and Saucer, Ridgway Staffordshire, Marlborough Blue, England, Set of 2, Vintage

Teacup and Saucer, Ridgway Staffordshire, Marlborough Blue, England, Set of 2, Vintage

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  • Pattern: Marlborough Blue
  • Made in England by Royal Ascot
  • Vintage: 1950's
  • Details:  These are very beautiful bone china cups with matching saucers, a dream come true for blue and white lovers who are also teacup collectors!  The border on both the cup & saucer has a band of blue flowers, there are large, medium, and smaller flowers all along this very thick border.  Among them you'll find leaves, berries and scrolls.  The saucer has a swirled border and it's not flat, and has a slight depth to catch drips.  The cup has an embossed: "Made in England" stamp.  The bottom of the saucer has the company logo: " Ridgway Est 1792, Staffordshire, England.  All colours guaranteed, 2 underglaze 62 and detergent proof 'Marlborough'".  (The term "detergent proof" was not used until around 1944).  There are some condition issues with one saucer, please see Condition below.  A lovely set, ideal for the tea cup collector, for display or for actually drinking tea!  
  • Materials:  Earthenware
  • Dimension:  Saucer is 5.75 inches in Diameter.  Cup is 2.5 inches Tall and 3.5 inches in Diameter (top opening), Foot is 1.75 inches in Diameter.
  • Condition:  Vintage - Used.  Excellent Vintage Condition, except for one saucer.  Please see the last 3 pictures, there are some small chips and discoloration on the saucer only, fortunately most issues are on the underside.  Cups are perfect.  Please review all pictures and make sure you love this item before purchasing, we can't accept returns.  Please remember these are VINTAGE and ANTIQUE items, they are NOT new, every effort has been made to show any scratches, wear  and imperfections. 
The Ridgway family was one of the important dynasties manufacturing Staffordshire pottery.  From the 1790's to the late 20th century, there were several family members in the pottery business, all using different versions of the Ridgway, and sometimes Ridgways, name.  William Ridgway and William Ridgway & Sons, and Ridgways of Shelton are a few examples.  They not only had different names, but they changed they frequently, as they became part of, or got of, several partnerships.   The Ridgway name is best known for transferware printed earthenware for the American market, however, they also made bone china pieces starting in 1808. Ridgway Pottery later merged with the Booths & Colclough China Company during the 1940's, and later became a part of Royal Doulton in the 1960's.

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