Q. Please tell me what you can about this tea set. The pieces are marked "Hull" on the bottom.

A. The A.E. Hull Pottery Company operated in Crooksville, Ohio, from 1905 until 1986. It is probably best known for its Little Red Riding Hood kitchen wares, including cookie jars and salt and pepper sets. But Hull made art wares, novelties, dinnerware, lamp bases, and a variety of other kitchen wares in many patterns. Your tea set is an example of Hull's "Blossom Flite" line of art ware. The line was manufactured in 1955-56 and also included candle holders, vases, flower bowls, ewers, and console bowls. Some pieces were made with blue highlights on the outside and metallic green interiors. Your tea set is valued at $200-$240.

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