Glamis Thistle China Tea Set. Tea Cup diameter excluding handle: 8.5cms (3 1/2 ins).Tea Cup height excluding handle: 7cms (2 3/4 ins). Saucer diameter: 13.5cms (5 3/8 ins). Tea Plate diameter: 15cms (6 ins). Cake Plate diameter: 24cms (9 1/2" ins) x 22cms (8 5/8" ins). Milk Jug length handle to spout: 13cms (5 ins). Milk Jug Height: 9cms (3 1/2 ins). Sugar Bowl diameter: 12cms (4 3/4 ins). Sugar Bowl Height: 6.5cms (2 5/8 ins). Art Deco tea set was produced by esteemed and widely recognised English china company Royal Doulton circa 1930s. The set is decorated with the Scottish'Glamis Thistle' pattern and gold gilding with green trims embellish all the items.
The pattern repeats on the reverse and interior of the cup and sugar bowl. All pieces are signed by P. (Percy) Curnock, a well respected Royal Doulton artist. Glamis Thistle found near Glamis Castle, home of the Queen Mother. We are also including FREE, an EPNS tea strainer as a bonus.This Art Deco tea set is a great vintage find... See below for a wee bit of history! The items are in generally excellent vintage condition commensurate for age. No crazing, chips, fractures, major discolouration or other damage. Some normal age related wear, perhaps the tiniest dark spot/light scratches which are quite minor.
Minor wear to the pattern in areas, see pics, but generally the pattern is still very much in excellent condition. The colours are still great, gold gilding, green trim still present. Red Beards Face Book page for more.. Verall the tea set presents well... Made in England Royal Doulton England.
Pattern: Glamis Thistle H4601 R 1938. Founded in 1815, Royal Doulton has an enviable reputation for producing fine china.
This was recognised in 1901 when the company was bestowed a Royal Warrant of Appointment. Designs and pattern are numerous and Royal Doulton employed many artists for their creations which range from tableware to vases, toilets, bottles, figurines and much more..The thistle is the national flower of Scotland. Legend has it that when a Viking raiding party landed, some of them stepped on thistles and their screams alerted the Scots to their presence. Childhood home of The Queen Mother. Originally a hunting lodge in the 1300s, in present day it looks more like a French Chateau. It is reputed to be haunted and there are many. Connected to it's bloody past... It is said that King Malcolm II was murdered there. Of course, Scotland has many such legends and myths mixed with romantic stories! So now you have some conversation with your cup of tea! Please look at the photos carefully as they form part of the description. There are additional photos which can be sent to you on request or viewed on our Facebook page. Why our customers love us!
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The item "Royal Doulton Vintage Art Deco English China 21 Piece Tea Cup Set Glamis Thistle" is in sale since Sunday, February 25, 2018. This item is in the category "Pottery, Glass\Pottery, Porcelain\Royal Doulton\Dinner Ware". The seller is "redbeardsa1" and is located in Allambie Heights, NSW.
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