Sutherland Delphine Vintage Bone China Tea Cup Tennis Set c.1930s
vintage hand painted tennis set
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Sutherland Delphine pattern vintage bone china tennis set c.1930s
Also known as a 'hostess set' this tea cup and plate is designed to hold a cup of tea and a sandwich, piece of cake, etc. with one hand. Perfect for afternoon tea parties, garden parties when mingling with guests, or ideal for placing on a bedside or occasional table for tea and biscuits for one.
Made from bone china and decorated with a contemporary pattern in pink and yellow and tiny orange enamel dots. Hand painted over print.
An 8cm wide x 7cm tall tea cup with lovely gold detail on the handle. The tea plate / saucer is 15cm at the widest point x 21.5cm long. There is a saucer area to place the tea cup. Gold gilding to the frilly rim plate and teacup.
Sutherland Delphine. Bone China. Made by Hudson & Middleston, Sutherland Pottery, Longton, Staffordshire,England. c.1936+.
A tiny bit of wear to the gold gilding on the handle and some underglaze crazing on the plate / saucer. A charming collectible for lovers of tea and vintage china.