Vintage Teacup Company - China Glossary


We've complied this useful list of terms to help you understand how these terms relate to our items: 

Antique - An item that is 100 years old

Teacup -  A universally recognised drinking vessel

Tea-plate -  A small plate - approx 7” for biscuits

Teacup Trio - A tea cup, saucer and matching tea plate

Art Deco -  Decorative Period 1920/1930

Aynsley - British Manufacturer of China in England. 

Cake Plate/Sandwich Plate/ Serving Plate - This is the larger plate from a teaset, in the range of 81/2" and 10". 

Dinner Service - 

Mid-Century - 1970’s

Vintage  - 1920’s