Gaudy Welsh Blairs China c1900 Cups Saucers Tulip Pattern Staffordshire
They date to circa early 1900
Hand painted with an orange/red & yellow tulips against a white background with clover shaped leaf pattern on edges in dark blue with gilt pattern.
The edges of the cups & saucers are scalloped
All pieces apart from 1 cup is backstamped for “Blairs China England” The unmarked cup doesn’t have any other marks and the pattern is slightly different as the tulip is enlarged compared to the other pieces.
All these pieces would have originally been seconds quality
Saucers: 14.6cm diameter
Cups: Top diameter: 9cm x Height 5.8cm
2 x saucers are in great condition for their age but do have manifacturing imperfections,
2 x saucer is stained with brown marks to the glaze, including glaze crazing throughout and some chips - overall rather poor condition
3 x cups are in good condition for age but do have some mild glaze crazing, rubbed and worn pattern, manifacturing imperfections,
1 x cup has a hairline crack, glaze crazing and brown staining, manifacturing imperfections and roughness and generaly in poor order