Category: Tennis and Racquet Sports
Subcategory: Figures & Novelty Items
TENNIS TEA SET.
This is a very rare china Tennis Tea set by George Jones & Sons. The set comprises of a tea pot, three cups with saucers, a sugar bowl and a milk jug. Each item has a gilt rim with tennis rackets, balls and net on them. The sugar bowl has a slight hair line crack in it. The George Jones mark can be found on the bottom of the saucers. The mark being the monogram with the crescent with & Sons in it. George started the company around 1864 as George Jones; it became George Jones & Sons Ltd. in 1873. They operated the Trent Potteries in Stoke-upon-Trent which was renamed 'Crescent Potteries' in 1907.