Body Style

Portland Shape

Naming Source

Factory Named

Potter

Elsmore and Forster
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Tunstall, Staffordshire

Manufacturing Era

1850s

Treatment(s)

Copper Lustre

Footprints/Shapes

Oval
Round

Type(s) of Ware

Bath
Dinnerware

Motif(s)

Morning Glory
Reverse Teaberry

Description

This panelled round style boasts distinctive trumpet flower finials.  Portland Shape was potted over a period of thirty years.  It is found decorated with marvelous copper lustre Morning Glory motifs or equally beautiful green and copper Reverse Teaberry designs.  Some tea services have been found with Pomegranate finials. 

 

Note that children's sets were not made in Portland Shape but were made in Columbia Shape.