Joseph Clementson, Phoenix Works, Shelton, Hanley, Staffordshire Potteries was in operation from 1839 - 1864. The pottery subsequently was named Clementson Bros.
This wonderful 3-piece trio is the "Tillenberg" pattern. The set consists of a plate measuring 8 1/4" across, deep saucer 6" across and 1 3/8" in depth, and handle-less cup 3" deep and 3 3/4" across the top. The pattern consists of a central motif of a palatial home and gardens with an outer border of cartouches containing architectural and floral designs framed by scrolls and other geometric shapes. The major colors are cobalt and medium blue with green and mustard highlights. The marking on the plate and saucer is "Ironstone - (Phoenix Bird) - Tillenberg - J. Clementson". Each piece has the decorators mark. There are no cracks, chips or repairs; excellent condition.