Body Style

Classic Gothic

Naming Source:

Club Named

Potter

Broughham and Mayer
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Sandyford, Tunstall, Staffordshire

Joseph Clementson
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Shelton, Hanley, Staffordshire

Jacob Furnival
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Colbridge, Staffordshire

Livesley and Powell
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Hanley, Staffordshire

Anthony Shaw
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Tunstall and Burslem, England

Edward Walley
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Cobridge, Staffordshire

Manufacturing Era(s):

1840s, 1850s

Treatment:

Copper Lustre

Footprints/Shapes:

Octagon (8-Sided)

Type(s) of Ware:

Bath, Dinnerware

Motif(s):

Lustre Band
Pinwheel
Scallops
Teaberry
Thistle & Berry

Description:

One of the earliest body styles to be decorated with copper lustre motifs, Classic Gothic is characterized by its octagonal shape. Pitchers and teapots have bracket handles, while sugar and vegetable dishes have spiraled ear handles.

Classic Gothic can be distinguidhed from its cousin, Full Panelled Gothic, by the eight panels which extend downward to a deep indentation just above the base.