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The lid has a selection of printed floral sprays and insects that are found on both Cockpit Hill and Derby porcelain and its underside has four "patch marks", similar to those found on many wares of the Derby Porcelain Factory..


The inside of the tureen is printed with a version of the Fence pattern.


Shape Type: Dinner & Dessert Wares

Pattern Type: Plants

Date: c. 1770-75


  • Length: 10.75 in (27.305 cm)

Maker: Cockpit Hill


This porcellanous tureen, with twisted handles and standing on three feet, was almost certainly made at the Cockpit Hill Pot Works in Derby.  Cockpit Hill was mainly a producer of creamware and stoneware but, as is shown by a 1780 advertisement for the selling up of its stock in trade, it also produced porcelain.  John Heath was a partner in both Cockpit Hill and the main...