Site Map for Chinacupboard  

This "map" outlines the organization of the site to help you find your way around. The Home Page lets you follow links to reach many other pages including the three guides. 

Guide to Bute cups   Guide to Hamilton Flutes    Guide to Cans;

The Bute Guide starts with Bute shaped teabowls, then is organized by handle shape with sections on  Chinese style, Simple Loop,  Loop with inner spur or thumbrest, Ridgway type, Spode type, Ring, Ring with thumbrest, French and finally "7" shaped. The Hamilton Flute guide follows the same sequence. 

 There are also pages for individual makers. 

  Bourne   Caughley   Coalport   Chamberlain   Davenport   Derby    Grainger   Herculaneum  Hicks and Meigh  Machin  Minton  Mason  New Hall  Pinxton   Rathbone  Ridgway  Spode  John Rose  Thomas Rose   Wedgwood   Worcester

More details and  examples,  are also given in pages for other groupings. 

"Chinese seal group"               Factory Z    Breakfast cups               Lustre Group         "Pattern Book Factory"      Pottery Cups      "Yellow shell pattern "

All pieces in New Oval teasets are shown for some makers. 

   Hicks and Meigh    Minton    Rathbone  Ridgway 

Cups were usually made in porcelain and bone-china, so there is a list of makers. 

Manufacturers of Porcelain and Bone China 1790 to 1830

Finally, there is a Notes page to explain measurements, the aims of this site and give references to articles and books.