British Tea and Coffee Cups, 1745-1940

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British Tea and Coffee Cups, 1745-1940

By Steve Goss

Shire Publications, Paperback, 9780747806950, 48pp.

Publication Date: January 20, 2009

Tea and coffee cups have been made in Britain since the middle of the eighteenth century and can be found in a vast array of decorative designs, reflecting the changing fashions of society as well as the advances made in the manufacturing process. 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.

About the Author
Steve Goss is director of Freedom in Christ Ministries U.K. and presents the Freedom in Christ course. He has a background in marketing. He is married to Zoe, and they have two daughters.