Tuscan Fine English Bone China coffee cups and saucers


5 coffee cups and 5 saucers, marked "TUSCAN FINE ENGLISH BONE CHINA" above a winged crown symbol. "MADE IN ENGLAND" appears below the crown. Several pieces numbered by hand. In very attractive candy colours. In good condition (hairline in the blue cup, one pink cup has a slightly different shade of pink).

Bone china is a type of porcelain that is composed of bone ash, feldspathic material and kaolin. Bone china is the strongest of the porcelain or china ceramics, having very high mechanical and physical strength and chip resistance, and is known for its high levels of whiteness and translucency.

Tuscan is a brand of fine English bone china produced from 1876-1967 in Staffordshire, England. Authentic Tuscan fine English bone china has one of several stamped marks. On pieces produced before 1967, the mark contains the words "Tuscan Fine English Bone China" placed above a winged crown symbol. The words "Made in England" appear below the crown.