BLUE & WHITE PEARLWARE LEEDS POTTERY OR
STAFFORDSHIRE COFFEE POT LONG
rare late eighteenth century blue and white transfer printed English
pearlware coffee pot and cover. It was most probably produced at the
Pottery although Staffordshire attribution cannot be ruled out.
Excellent clear transfer printed decoration of the Long Bridge pattern.
is one of the earliest confirmed Leeds patterns.
Note the brown line rim to lid handle and spout imitating the popular
and white Chinese export porcelains of the time. A good display piece
and reference example for the
knowledgeable collector with a good eye... " Antiques Expert
Purchased as Leeds Pottery and this Long Bridge print version is
closest to known marked examples by Leeds Pottery. If the item is
Staffordshire then both Spode and Keeling are possible makers.
height240 mm max. width 95 mm max.
In excellent display condition with no restoration. There
is a fine tight hairline from the rim of the pot and a number of tiny
chips to inside of pot rim edge and spout. Small spot on edge of lid
where brown line rim has not adhered over kiln impurity. Small firing
chip to base footrim caused by removal of kiln furniture. Overall this is a very good
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