BRITISH HAND-PAINTED FLORAL MOTIF CERAMIC CUP AND SAUCER SETS, LOT OF EIGHT, comprising five children's examples including four polychrome examples and one blue-decorated example with similar decoration but together by association, and three standard examples including one polychrome example featuring a rose ribbon and delicate sprigs. Marks to underside include impressed "5" and trident and dot symbol. 19th century. 2 1/2" HOA.
Literature: Punchard - Playtime Pottery & Porcelain, From the United Kingdom & the United States, blue cup p. 22, fig. bottom, second from right.
Twelve undamaged; standard blue and rose saucers each having a flake to rim; child's blue saucer with moderate chip to foot ring; one child's polychrome cup with rim hairline.
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From the William D. Annable estate, Oberlin, OH.
Two children's examples: Garth's Auction, Inc., 11/26-27/2004.
Ex-collection of Tom & Carolyn Porter.