Dealers in Australian and International Photography and Original Works on Paper est. The Cup Of Knowledge [Fortune Telling], 1925. Bone china tea cup and saucer, caption printed in cup with text and date on saucer, Aynsley England maker stamp and number Rd.
702537 on cup base, 9.2 x 5.2cm (cup); 13.8cm (saucer diameter). Minor rubbing to cup gilding and plate motif.
In 1924 and 1925, the British Government held a colonial exhibition to strengthen the bonds within the Empire and stimulate trade. The British Empire Exhibition was held at Wembley Park, Middlesex [UK], where a purpose built great national sports ground was created. This later became Wembley Stadium. The Australian pavilion included stands for agriculture, dairy, fisheries, forestry, manufactures, minerals and pastoral, as well as a 16-foot diameter ball of Australian wool.
Ref: Official catalogue held in NLA; Wiki. THE JOSEF LEBOVIC GALLERY ARE MEMBERS OF. Australian Antique & Art Dealers Association (AAADA) Australian & New Zealand Association of Antiquarian Booksellers (ANZAAB) Association of International Photography Art Dealers (AIPAD, USA) International Fine Print Dealers Association (IFPDA, USA) International Vintage Poster Dealers Association (IVPDA, USA). The item "The Cup of Knowledge Fortune Telling 1925 bone china tea cup & saucer" is in sale since Thursday, February 15, 2018. This item is in the category "Collectables\Homeware, Kitchenware\Kettles, Tea Pots".The seller is "joseflebovicgallery1" and is located in Sydney, New South Wales. This item can be shipped worldwide.