English Black and White Transfer Handleless Cup and Saucer Set
A lovely handleless cup and saucer set in a black and white transfer with a pearlware glaze. The transfer design is charming. One side of the cup is of two men pulling in the fishing nets with a fishing village scene in the background. The other side of the cup also has the background of a fishing village with a mother holding a child as she sits near a foot bridge. The only mark on the cup is the capital ‘B’ impressed into the underside center of the cup. The impressed initial mark was used by John & Edward Baddeley, Staffordshire, England, 1784-1811. Measurements: 3 5/8 inches in diameter and sits on a raised base 2 1/2 inches high. Condition: very good with no chips or cracks or repairs.
The saucer also has the view of the fishing cottage in the background with a mother holding a baby and a young lad by her side. The foreground has a man standing in a small boat carrying a load of nets. The mark on the underside of the saucer has the number 2 impressed into the center. The saucer is in good condition with no chips or cracks and measures 5 3/4 inches in diameter.
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