This is the only known Handley marked printed pattern.


" /> Printed British Pottery & Porcelain | cup and saucer
Geoffrey Godden Reference Collection on loan to the Potteries Museum & Art Gallery, Stoke-on-Trent

Additional Image:

Teacup with the floral elements of the pattern on the exterior and an internal border of Chinese 'scholar' symbols.


Drawing showing details of the cup and handle shape


Shape Type: Breakfast & Tea Wares

Pattern Type: Chinese, Asian and Other Exotic Themes

Date: c. 1819-1828


  • Diameter: 5.94 in (15.10 cm)
  • Height: 2.91 in (7.40 cm)

Maker: J. & W. Handley

Maker's Mark:

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Saucer of feldspar china, from a set of cup and saucer only the cup is marked. Both pieces are printed in underglaze blue and painted over the glaze in enamel colors. The design is a conventional Chinoiserie pattern, an identical pattern has been noted marked only with the pattern name Indian Jar.  The teacup has an unusual handle shape and terminal which is illustrated.