Poole ‘Blue Moon’ tea cups

Poole tea cupsPoole Blue Moon tea cups, made in England 1960-1975

Poole is a very well known pottery, which started operating in Dorset, England in 1873 – and continues today. I am particularly fond of the pottery produced between the 30s and 60s.

These tea cups – very modern in shape and sans handle – are part of the Cameo range. The colour is ‘Blue Moon’ –a deep blue exterior, with a slightly off-white interior [pure white would be too stark…this off-white is just right.] The set of eight tea cups and saucers have the traditional mid-century Poole mark on each piece.

The cups don’t hold much tea – not that I have used them as such – the lovely colour and repetition of form has had them serve a purely decorative function. But they would make for a lovely tea party.

For sale: $AUD145

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8 thoughts on “Poole ‘Blue Moon’ tea cups

  1. I love blue moon. In the early 90’s when nobody cared about mid century modern I collected a whole dinner service and coffee service piece by piece. The tops of the serving dishes have a wonderful 60’s design of vegetables. I must find the dishes and post a picture on the blog!

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