Conversation pattern made by Leeds.  This pattern does not have the little willow tree in the upper left part of the plate as does another version marked Leeds.  John Griffin shows this pattern in Vol. 1, page 198 of The Leeds Pottery 1770-1881. 

" /> Printed British Pottery & Porcelain | Loving Cup

Additional Image:

Shown here is the reverse side of the cup with the full Conversation pattern.


Shape Type: Miscellaneous

Pattern Type: Commemorative, Heraldic and Historical Events

Date: 1790


  • Diameter: 4.50 in (11.43 cm)
  • Height: 5.50 in (13.97 cm)

Maker: Unknown


A dated pearlware commemorative loving cup printed underglaze in dark blue in a line-engraved Conversation pattern with overglaze enameling in rust red.  The turned base and the cup's rim have been decoratively enameled in the same rust color.  The Conversation pattern is on one side of the cup (see below) and, on the other, is an oval cameo surrounded by two floral sprays.  The...