SKU: EP95717
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Home Tableware & Barware | Late 18th Century Black Basalt Tea Cup & Saucer Set- 2 Pieces EP95717

An early and rare set of tea cup or bowl and a saucer
Made from Black Basalt, one of the finest pottery innovations of Josiah Wedgwood.
He coined the term in 1766 for the hard, dense, fine-grained stoneware that he used for portrait medallions, tea sets, vases etc..
The cup and saucer are very thin walled with finely ribbed pattern
Unmarked, but most likely Wedgewood
Part of an important collection, the label remains, as pictured
Circa late 1700's, English
All original and rare
Measurements: Approx.: Cup - 2" high x 3.25" diameter at the top; Saucer - 5.25" diameter x 1.5" high / deep
Condition: Very Good overall. Please see photos. All original. No issues at all.
NOTE: The display stand is not included

  • Dimensions
  • 5.25ʺW × 5.25ʺD × 2ʺH

  • Styles
  • English

  • Brand
  • Josiah Wedgwood

  • Designer
  • Josiah Wedgwood

  • Period
  • Late 18th Century

  • Item Type
  • Vintage, Antique or Pre-owned

  • Materials
  • PotteryStoneware

  • Condition
  • Good Condition, Original Condition Unaltered, Some Imperfections

  • Color
  • Black

  • Tear Sheet
  • Condition Notes
  • Condition: Very Good overall. Please see photos. All original. No issues at all.Condition: Very Good overall. Please see photos. All original. No issues at all. less