A china ‘trio’ John Everett (1876–1949) for E Brain & Co (Foley China)

A china ‘trio’ John Everett (1876–1949) for E Brain & Co (Foley China)

Code: 10533


H: 7.4cm (2.9")Di: 18cm (7.1")


John Everett (1876–1949)
 For E Brain & Co (Foley China)
A 'Trio' (Tea Cup, Saucer & Side Plate)
Bone China
Staffordshire, England
Teacup measures: 24.5 cm high x 23.5 cm diameter
Saucer: 28.9 cm diameter
Side plate: 26.9 cm diameter

Each marked "FOLEY / English Bone China / by John Everett [facsimile signature] / Artist's / Copyright Reserved / First Edition". The pattern designed by the artist John Everett (1876–1949) for Foley's 1934 "Art & Industry" exhibition at Harrods Department Store in London. A number of leading artists were invited by Thomas Acland Fennemore, Art Director of E. Brain & Company (Foley China), to contribute designs for the project: these included Vanessa Bell, Duncan Grant, Laura Knight, Graham Sutherland, Paul Nash, Ben Nicholson, Frank Brangwyn and Barbara Hepworth.

Everett's pattern has a suitably martitime theme, befitting an artist who spent time as a merchant seaman.