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Two Colclough Vintage "Red Roses" Tea Trios c.1960

Two Colclough "Red Roses" Tea Trios c.1960. The cups are 7cm tall. The saucers are 14cm in diameter. The biscuit plates are 16cm in diameter.

All these items are made of moulded bone china bases. After firing, they have been covered in a translucent glaze. Rose transfer prints have then been added to both sides of the cups, and to the top of the saucers and biscuit plates. Gold highlights have been painted around the tops, bottoms and handles of the cups, and around the outside edges of the saucers and biscuit plates.

One of the cups has some light wear to the gilding. One of the saucers has light wear on top, while the other has wear in the centre. In addition, one of the saucers has black leaves rather than green, and appears to be from a slightly later date (auction priced accordingly).

The Colclough factory was founded in 1890 in Stoke-on-Trent, Staffordshire, England, and ran until 1996. It was renowned for producting fine bone china items. The backstamp on the base of these pieces indicates that they were made after 1962, but before the early 70's.

These two vintage tea trios are fantastic items, and would look great in a collection of vintage china, as well as in domestic use.
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  • Seller location: Christchurch City, Canterbury, NZ

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