EB Foley Exotic Bird Cup & Saucer, Vintage Teacup, England 12724
EB Foley Wide Mouthed Exotic Bird Cup and Saucer, Light Green Teacup, Made in England. Absolutely beautiful set by Foley, featuring colorful, exotic birds in a garden setting. Cup and saucer have light green banding, overlaid with gilt filigree.
- BRAIN & Co. LTD
Manufacturer of porcelain at Foley Works, Fenton.
Note: Elijah Brain took over the Foley China Works from Robinson & Son in 1885 but continued to use the mark of "Robinson & Son" until 1903 when they used their own mark.
Note: the use of the name 'FOLEY' extensively used on many different marks to 1963, with and without the initials 'E. B. & Co,' or the name in full.
Note: E Brain & Co took over the business of Coalport China in 1958 and since 1963 production has continued under the Coalport name.
No damages noted, gilt work is all intact.