Flat Cups and Saucers, J & G Meakin, Romantic England Blue, High Indent Saucer, Anne Hathaway's Cottage, English Ironstone, Set of 2
A beautiful set of 2 English Ironstone flat cups and high indent saucers by J & G Meakin. The pattern is called Romantic England Blue on White and the design is of Anne Hathaway's Cottage with a floral edge. These are perfect for the blue and white china collector. They would be wonderful for your morning or afternoon tea or coffee.
Anne Hathaway (1556-1623) was the wife of William Shakespeare. They were married in 1582 when she was 26 and he was 18 years old. There is very little known about her beyond a few references in legal documents.
Anne Hathaway's Cottage is a twelve room farmhouse. Anne Hathaway lived there as a child in the village of Shottery, Warwickshire, England. The earliest part of the house was built prior to the 15th century and the higher part is the 17th century. The house was known as Hewlands Farm in Shakespeare's day and had more than 90 acres of land attached to it. It is a museum today.
3 inches in height
3 inches in diameter
6 inches in diameter
These cups and saucers are in great condition. There are no cracks or crazing. One cup does have a tiny flea bite sized chip on its rim. This is not noticeable and will not interfere with the use of the cup.
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Our Vintage Rating Chart:
'LIKE NEW' Perfect mint condition.
EXCELLENT: Item has no chips cracks or crazing. May show wear from over the years such as small utensil marks.
GREAT: Item shows signs of wear due to everyday use. Larger utensil marks small flea bit chips.
VERY GOOD: Item has larger signs of wear from everyday use. Such as minor scratches, scuffing, crazing or flea bite chips.
GOOD: Item shows its years of use and love. There will be flaws such as chips, small cracks, more pronounced crazing etc. Price will reflect these defects. The item will show a larger amount of wear.
FAIR: Numerous noted flaws, some very significant. Larger cracks, chips, mars, etc. The item will have very significant wear for its years of use.