Vintage collectable green floral pattern commissioned by Dunn Bennett Co. One cup teapot.
The crockery dates from the late 1950’s and the replacements for breakages and ‘souvenired’ pieces were made up to the mid 1970’s. The crockery was made by a number of famous British companies all of which had an excellent reputation for supplying the best of vessels, hotels & establishments. ‘Masons’ est.1780, ‘Dunn Bennett & Co. Ltd’, who later became a member of the Royal Doulton Group or ‘Ashworth Bros’ who were used by many of the famous Passenger ship companies of the early 20th century especially P&O.
Masons used a cream glaze whereas Dunn Bennett items are very white. .
Although second-hand these items of crockery are in very good condition and are full of character. These pieces have travelled thousands of miles and been used by countless interesting people and, because of their high quality and timeless style, the voyage hasn’t ended. What’s better than a collectible that you can use?