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Empire shape coffee set by Therese Lessore Jr - coffee pot and cover - c.1900

Empire shape coffee set by Therese Lessore Jr - coffee pot and cover, © Wedgwood Museum
    Empire shape coffee set by Therese Lessore Jr - coffee pot and cover
    © Wedgwood Museum

Coffee set; Empire shape, hand-painted in gold seaside scenes. Bone china. Therese Lessore Jr c.1900

Coffee set; Empire shape, hand-painted in gold seaside scenes. Bone china. Therese Lessore Jr c.1900

  • Type of object: Teaware/coffee pot
  • Mark: P
    [Impressed on base]
    EL
    (monogram)
    [Painted on base and cover]
  • Year produced: c.1900
  • Body: Bone china
  • Decoration: hand-painted
  • Accession number: 11021a, 11021b

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  • Bone china

    Bone china

    A porcelain made from clay and feldspathic rock with the addition of about 50 percent of calcined animal bone. Josiah Wedgwood II introduced bone china at the Wedgwood Etruria factory in 1812.