Ashworth Bros - Chinese Pattern

This pattern was used by a number of different makers, often in a lustre finish. It features two women in oriental costume by a fence, carrying a plant or bonsai tree, overlooked by another woman seated indoors, visible through a window.

Although plates are fairly common, it is unusual to find a cup in this pattern. The saucer features an Indian Tree design in the same pink and green colours and yellow border.



Coffee cup & saucer
cup: 2.625 ins wide,
2.375 ins high
saucer: 4.75 ins

c. 1862-90

Impressed ASHWORTH

This is the earliest Ashworth mark given in Godden's Encyclopedia of marks.











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