2 Antique Lord Nelson Ware, BCM, Chintz Demitasse Cups and Saucers. 2 sets, one price.
A remarkable older set in the highly collectible Blue Chintz from Lord Nelson Ware. Clean inside and out with clean crazing on all pieces. Gilt trims are 85% intact. Colors are unfaded, this particular chintz is beautiful!
Dimensions: Cups: 2" high and Saucers are nearly 4" wide.
Lord Nelson Ware was made by Elijah Cotton Staffordshire, England. The chintz pattern was introduced in 1931 and was made into the early fifties.
Backstamp marks are displayed, a faint mark, "BCM/NELSON WARE – MADE IN ENGLAND".
c1931-1950s Source: http://www.thepotteries.org/mark/c/cotton.html
HISTORY: Chintz designs became popular with English potters about 1928. It was manufactured on a large scale between the 1920s to early 1950s and appeared primarily on tea ware and dinner ware. Typical chintz ware is color lithographed transfer paper applied over clear glazed ware.