Blue and purple grapes, green leaves and brown vines decorate this vintage set made by Lefton between 1953-1971. The tea pot is Lefton's pattern 3029; the creamer sugar set is pattern 3029. The pattern numbers are clearly marked on the bottoms of the pieces. The red and gold fol Lefton label is on the bottoms as well. The label has the trademark used by Lefton between 1953-1971: "Lefton Exclusives, Reg. U.S. Pat Off. Japan."
The teapot is 9 inches tall x 7 inches from handle to spout. The finial on the teapot is a large cluster of grapes. The inside of the teapot has holes to filter tea leaves when the tea is poured to a cup. The creamer is 4 inches x 3 inches; the sugar is 4.5 inches by 5 inches.
There are no chips or cracks on any of the pieces in the set. There is only age appropriate wear on the bottom.
SOURCES: Barton, p. 37 Lefton China and Collectibles; DeLozier, Lefton China Collectors Encyclopedia p. 81
Item ID: PW330
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