This historical and traditional pattern, old British castles, intricately rendered by a miss fennel back in 1928. She, the daughter of a master engraver, created these original drawings from old book photographs and steel engravings. OBC is certainly one of the best known patterns from Johnson Brothers and has been in production since 1930. Each piece of china depicting a scene of a different castle has extended to 45 castles. . The OBC pink teapot is a perfect way to service morning or afternoon tea. Durable for everyday use and can go in the dishwasher, freezer, and microwave. Holds 40-ounce. Features farnham and donnington castles.
Cherished by collectors, Johnson Brothers' Old Britain Castles porcelain dinnerware depicts notable British buildings set in their 18th century landscapes, with each scene identified and dated. Ornamental floral borders harmonize the pieces. This teapot exemplifies high-style tea service. Standing on little feet, the teapot's sides curve in and out voluptuously, and a delicate handle sits atop the lid. The teapot holds 34 ounces, spans 9-3/4 inches from spout to handle, and stands 5-1/2 inches high. All Old Britain Castles pieces are made in England and are dishwasher- and microwave-safe. --Fred Brack