Shire Book: British Tea and Coffee Cups
Tea and coffee cups are among the most collectable of all ceramics. They have been manufactured in Britain since the middle of the eighteenth century. This book charts the development of tea and coffee cups over 200 years, providing information on the methods of decoration, influential factories and designers. Steven Goss guides the reader on how to identify the dates of particular patterns, as well as listing a number of museums and auction houses where these ornamental cups can be discovered.