Body Style

Square Ridged - Hearts

Naming Source

Club Named

Potter

Mellor, Taylor
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Burslem, Staffordshire

Manufacturing Era

1880s

Treatment(s)

Copper Lustre

Footprints/Shapes

Oblong
Square

Type(s) of Ware

Bath
Dinnerware

Motif(s)

Tea Leaf

Description

This Square Ridged style was dubbed "Hearts" because of the heart-like lustre decoration on the finials and handles of the serving pieces.  The lids of the teapots and sugar bowls appear to be almost too large for the body.  Mellor Taylor made a complete dinner service in this style including such incidentals as butterpats, square sauce dishes, cups and saucers - everything except plates.