A most pretty antique David Chapman & Sons (later Altas) bone china duo for your display cabinet, dating towards the end of the 19th century. A floral print in an orange/rust colour decorates the white fluted bone china pieces. The rims and handle are gilded.
Cup 2.5 inches | 65mm
Saucer 5.5 inches | 140mm
David Chapman & Sons opened in Longton, Staffordshire in 1889, becoming Chapman & Sons in 1904, later becoming Atlas China and two years later being taken over by Grimwades.
There are many twists and turns in the Chapman story - an interesting article by Helen Chapman, one of David's direct descendants can be found here.
A small hairline to the inside of the cup does not detract and will not show on display.
Back stamp in use from 1889. Pattern number 278. Gilder's mark.
In very good antique condition.
All our items are pre-owned and these are antique and may therefore show signs of use and age and will not be dishwasher proof.