Blue Staffordshire Cup and Saucer
This cup and saucer in the popular Staffordshire pattern is made exclusively for Mount Vernon and produced in the same factories in Staffordshire, England that supplied Mount Vernon in the 1930's. Both cup (3" x 3") and saucer have an image of Mount Vernon in the traditional blue and white Staffordshire design. John H. Roth & Company has been supplying Mount Vernon with Staffordshire souvenir ceramics for over half of a century. Today the company produces wares in porcelain with the same elaborate and brilliant designs that have been enjoyed for generations.
Staffordshire pottery was an immediate success when brought to America in the 18th century. This type of earthenware was inexpensive, fashionable and distinguished by colorful transfer-printed designs. Its popularity continued throughout the 19th and 20th centuries with many designs featuring George Washington and Mount Vernon.