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Lot 166
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[Potter, Beatrix]--Grimwades's Ltd.

Estimate
2,000 - 3,000 GBP
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Description

  • Peter Rabbit's Tea Set. [c.1930s], comprising:
  • CHINA
tea pot, cream jug, sugar basin, 4 tea cups, 4 saucers, 4 tea plates and 2 cake plates; all white porcelain with coloured designs after Beatrix Potter and gold edging, in replica box with pictorial label on box lid, minor loss to gold edging

Catalogue Note

In 1917 Beatrix Potter sent miniature clay models of her characters to Grimwades asking if the firm might consider manufacturing them. A few months later the firm had agreed and requested permission to produce an additional range of china with a Potter design transfer on each. The range of china was manufactured throughout the 1920s and 1930s.

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