Set of four (4) art deco period (1930s) Wood & Sons Florida hand-decorated orphan cups only. Vintage Hotelware | Restaurantware made in England.
Part of Wood & Sons Vitrified Ivory Hotelware | Restaurantware line made exclusively for sale by Cassidy's Ltd. in Montréal, Québec, Canada, Florida features stylized florals in bright red, blue and orange with greenery set against a white ground with a green border band. The inside cup bowl features a blue flower on one side.
Cassidy's Ltd. was one of Canada's longest-running companies until its closure in 2000, just behind the Hudson Bay Company and Molsons Breweries. Cassidy's supplied high-end, luxury dinnerware to commercial establishments such as hotels and restaurants.
In GOOD! vintage condition, one of the four cups has two stable hairlines at the rim. Otherwise, there are NO! other chips, nicks, cracks, or fleabites. Each of the cups show spots of browning about the rims and body and wear to the under-sides. There is wear to the paint in places. The hand-painted blue, red and orange florals and greenery are bright and vivid with NO! fading apparent. Pieces show age-appropriate crazing on all sides.
Cup bears artist's brush mark to base in green.
Great cups for a tea-cup chandelier project.
Approximate measurements: flat cup stands 2-1/2" with a 3-1/2" diameter bowl.
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