Coffee Set for 5 by Meakin, English Circa 1960
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Brand: J & g meakin
Category: Tea set
Condition: minor surface wear
Size: cup 7.7 cm high, saucer 13.5 cm diameter
Mid-Century Modern style was a natural continuation of the Art Deco. It mainly refers to the design period of 1950s and 1960s. Neat straight lines with minimal decoration — functionality of the items and simplicity of design were the key elements. Due to the shortage of resources in Europe, the style was also manifested in the popularity of small scale products.
Facts of Lavish Cool fact — "As useful as a chocolate teapot” means pretty useless. A functioning 100% chocolate teapot was made in England in 2014 and it lasted for two minutes.
Style: Mid-century modern