This book is full of pre-punched cardboard pages, printed in colour, from which the box shapes can be pressed out and folded. Published in 1998 by Benedikt Taschen Verlag GmbH.
All attendees were given a box like this, although the contents might vary between boxes. The contents all related to aspects of the first 100 years of the Davenports business and included the programme for the weekend.
Made by Berkshire, fine bone china, Stoke on Trent. Davenports had these mugs made to celebrate 100 years from 1898 – 1998.
The rectangle at the bottom was used for a paper sticker which gave the attendees name.
Manufactured from a composite material, the words on the base are: ‘The House of Davenport Centenary 1898 – 1998’.
Manufactured from pewter, the words on the base are: ‘The House of Davenport Centenary 1898 – 1998. Demon head numbered edition No. 003’.The head came in a presentation box covered in black paper with the words: ‘The House of Davenport Centenary 1898-1998 Numbered Edition’.