The teacup has a mark 'designed by John Wadsworth', who was a prolific British ceramicist. He was one of two joint designers of Minton's successful and now collectible Art Nouveau 'Secessionist' range (c.1901-1920). Wadsworth left Mintons in 1915.
Creamer: 12.5cm (spout to handle); 8.5cm tall
Sugar bowl: 11.5cm wide and 7.5cm
High quality bone china. Made in England. The backstamp was used since 1951. In very good vintage condition. No cracks, chips or crazing. Some rubbing to the gold can be seen on the creamer. The imperfections are reflected in the price.
Minton was a major English ceramics manufacturer, founded in 1793. Minton merged with Royal Doulton in 1968.
Important Note: Please expect condition of vintage and antique items to naturally have signs of age and use, unless it's stated otherwise.