Shape Type: Breakfast & Tea Wares

Pattern Type: Plants

Date: 1825-1848

Dimensions:

  • Height: 10.25 in (26.035 cm)

Maker: William Smith & Co.

Maker's Mark:

Impressed

Worker's Mark:

Painted

Description:

An earthenware coffee pot with a French Empire shape printed in black with a floral pattern and underglaze painting and pink luster added.  It is part of a coffee and tea service (other pieces are shown below).  The "Wedgewood" mark is found on one of the pieces shown on this page.  Smith used the "Wedgewood" name until a law suit by the Wedgwood Company and others was filed against William Smith & Co. on the 8th of August, 1848, causing the company to cease this practice.  Reference A Celebration of Yorkshire Pots, 1997, p. 34, plate 30. 

 

 

 

 

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