Rare Royal Worcester Cup & Saucer Highland Cattle Hand Painted Harry Stinton 1926
This is a very rare antique H Stinton Demitasse Cup and Saucer by Royal Worcester. Hand painted and signed by the artist H Stinton. The artist is known for his Highland Cattle scenes and the ones that grace the outside of the cup and the saucer are truly exquisite. Inside the cup is completely gilded as well as the handle and both the top and bottom rims. The saucers center is gilded as well as the edge. Both the cup and the saucer are signed H Stinton. The Royal Worcester mark dates this set to 1926. The set is in near mint to mint condition, especially considering it age, as I can find nothing wrong with it. Measurements- Cup 2″ tall x 2 1/4″ wide. The saucer is 4″ in diameter. CS40 Shipping: Due to this items value it will ship Priority Mail both domestically and internationally. History: The Stinton family. Renowned for their famous Highland Cattle and Game bird scenes, are probably the best known of all the Royal Worcester artists, with members of the family painting at the various Worcester factories for almost one hundred and sixty years. Harry Stinton was the son of John junior and the nephew of James. He was born in 1883 and in 1896, Harry begin work at the Worcester factory and studied under his father. He learned to produce the same highland cattle scenes, although he guided his palette more to the purples and autumnal tints to differentiate them from his father’s work.
A great exhibitor Harry won several medals from the National Art School and went on to become a greatly respected watercolorist and he won several awards for his pictures; which covered many pastoral scenes of sheep, game birds and plain landscapes as well as his highland cattle scenes.
Harry Stinton is regarded as one of the finest artists of the twentieth century.Harry retired in 1963 after 67 years at the Royal Worcester factory and he died in 1968.
(Source: Royal Worcester website & http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Royal_Worcester ) $800 plus shipping Check Out https://www.etsy.com/listing/170591118/rare-royal-worcester-cup-saucer-highland?ref=shop_home_active Our Store Front https://www.etsy.com/shop/RosePetalResources?ref=si_shop See Our Feedback https://www.etsy.com/feedback/received?feedback_type=from_buyers A proud member of the BCCS (British Compact Collectors Society) A proud Member of the IPBA (International Perfume Bottle Association) Tags Royal Worcester cup & saucer, Harry Stinton, Highland Cattle, demitasse cup & saucer