Cups, Saucers, Plates, Etc.
A whole range of full size, domestic china was produced for the souvenir market. The majority of view ware, especially in the case of the earlier items, is in the form of everyday, useable china. Typical items are vases, plates, cups & saucers, cruet sets, ash trays and teapot stands. Crested domestic china is also quite common.
Miniature domestic items were also produced; these are covered in the page of Other Models.
Pepper & Salt Pots
These were probably of British manufacture. They have cork stoppers in the bases so they were designed to be used.
This was made in Germany as it has the number 2194 impressed in the base. The blue in the crest is also that used by most of the German makers and is never found on British made pieces.
Made by Arkinstall & Son (Arcadian China).
Made in Germany.
There are several teapot stands in the collection. Others can be viewed in thePicture Gallery.
Marked “Foreign 49”. Probably made in Germany.
Plates are probably, along with cups & saucers, the most common items of souvenir china. More can be seen in the Picture Gallery.
Shaving Mug (1980-58-1)
Lid missing; unmarked.
Inscribed “Lucky White Heather from Weymouth”. Yellow lustre glaze. Made by Arkinstall & Son (Arcadian).
As crested ware declined in popularity, manufacturers tried other motifs on their souvenir china. One frequently used was “Lucky White Heather from…”