At last photos of a definitive Thomas Rose
Coalport coffee can which came in a teaset with a typical bridge-spouted
teapot. Both the can and the teapot have 106 on the base which Roger
Edmundson has documented as this Thomas Rose pattern.
At last an example of the rare but distinctive bute cup shape with
a unique ring handle made by A and E Keeling and illustrated
in Jean Barratt's 2009 book "A & E Keeling Formerly Factory
The Herculaneum page has been
updated following the publication of "The Herculaneum Pottery"
by Peter Hyland (2005)
A new page has been added with examples of all the pieces in New
Oval teasets made by Rathbone
. The teabowl at right is a typical later example with protruding rounded
footrim. New book just published on "Rathbone China manufacturers"
by Ian Harvey (2005).
Two new pages have been added with examples of all the pieces in New
Oval teasets made by Hicks and Meigh
Links to an article about Rathbone New Oval teapots and creamers
(see right) have been added to the Rathbone
The Coffee can. guide has been
expanded with more examples.