1911Sports
1911. Print. All black. 18mm diameter.

The Sports China design was registered with the Patent Office in 1911. Its number is 588114. Sports China items (Illustration 10)are typically small porcelain hollow-ware shapes such as bottles, flasks and urns. Each carries an enamelled print of a footballer in a particular team strip (eg Burnley, Fulham, Gainsborough Trinity, Manchester United). The team's achievements are printed in a panel on the reverse.