Think dainty china cups are just for drinking Earl Grey from? Gin in a Teacup may make you reconsider what you can use your gran's best china for.
The design comprises a map of the UK, ships and crowns (not a Union flag in sight) and it adorns those quintessential British items, a teacup and saucer set and a teapot. The teacup and saucer cost £25 and the teapot costs £45.
They are available exclusively at Rockett St George.
Designed b y Lisa Turner for The New English, the collection consists of breakfast, cake and bread plates, mugs and tea cup and saucer sets. The design is inspired by the 19th century’s newly discovered fascination with the human body and shows a Victorian gentleman with his inner workings exposed. Prices start from £18 for a mug up to £69 for a coffee cup and saucer.
View the whole collection at Lifestyle Bazaar.
It's the ultimate in tea-party chic to be accompanied by dainty cakes and cucumber sandwiches or to add an element of 1950s vintage elegance to a room.
Both plates and the large teacup are in excellent condition and available from the aptly named The Oxford Tea Party for £4.99.