Antique Tennis Tea set by George Jones & Sons.

Antique Tennis Tea set by George Jones & Sons.

£3,400

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VERY RARE TENNIS TEA SET.
This is a very rare china Tennis Tea set by George Jones & Sons. The set comprises of a tea pot, three cups with saucers, a sugar bowl and a milk jug. Each item has a gilt rim with tennis rackets, balls and net on them. The sugar bowl has a slight hair line crack in it. The George Jones mark can be found on the bottom of the saucers. The mark being the monogram with the crescent with & Sons in it. George started the company around 1864 as George Jones; it became George Jones & Sons Ltd. in 1873. They operated the Trent Potteries in Stoke-upon-Trent which was renamed 'Crescent Potteries' in 1907.

Size indicated is for the tea pot.
A cup is 2 1/2" tall and 2 1/2" in diameter, a saucer is 5" in diameter.

Dimensions:

Height 13 cm / 5 332"
Width 10.5 cm / 4 332"
Depth 18 cm / 7 332"
Period

1850-1899

Year

1880

Medium

Porcelain

Country

England

Condition

Very good with some discolouring. Please study the images.

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