Royal Crown Derby Blue Mikado Tea Waste Bowl with 1929 hallmark
This Blue Mikado tea waste bowl or slop bowl has a stunning blue & white pattern depicting Japanese figures and scenery and lovely scalloped edges. It is in excellent vintage condition, with no cracks, chips, or crazing noted. Minimal utensil marks and gold trim is in good condition.
But what is a tea waste bowl? “In Europe, a slop bowl, slop basin or waste bowl is one of the components of a traditional tea set. It was used to empty the cold tea and dregs in tea cups before refilling with hot tea, as there were often tea leaves in the bottom of the cups.” Source: Wikipedia
Bowl height 2 3/4″, diameter across opening 4 3/4″
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