Tea Time Cups, Sets Etc.

China Cup & Saucer, Homer Laughlin China, 1940s Homer Laughlin, Nautilus Eggshell, Pink Roses, Yellow Daisies,Made in USA,Small Floral China


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    This Homer Laughlin China cup and saucer is a 1940s Homer Laughlin pattern, Nautilus Eggshell with delicate pink roses and yellow daisies. It is a small floral china made in the USA.

    Homer Laughlin China Co. in Newell, W. Virginia was one of the most prolific manufacturer's of bridal china for the American market during the 1940s when its sales were given a boost by the creation of a new more lasting type of final glaze process which "would not be subject to fine cracks over time". Pieces produced with the new glaze process were marked and marketed under the name "Eggshell Nautilus" series.

    Pieces of patterns produced in the Eggshell Nautilus series usually include place settings, creamer sets, gravy boats, platters, teapots and other serving items. The cup and saucer in this dainty floral pattern of Eggshell Nautilus can be dated by its backstamp to 1943.

    The cup measures 2 3/4"h x 3 3/8"w. It is in good vintage condition with no chips or cracks, but some very subtle roughness on the top rim of the cup.

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