18th Century Wedgwood Creamware Coffee Pot Made England Circa 1785


This elegant 18th-century Wedgwood creamware coffee pot was made in the Wedgwood factory in Stoke-on-Trent, Staffordshire, England, circa 1785. On the cover, the finial is in the form of a rose in full bloom; around it, in relief, are rose leaves and a small rosebud. The pot’s body is decorated with a band of impressed vertical fluting, also found on the outside of the spout. The cover also has fluting that radiates from the rose finial. The fluting adds visual interest to the overall design. The underside has the impressed “WEDGWOOD” mark (see image) and a label for the prominent antique English pottery dealer John Howard.

Dimensions: 9.25″ tall x 5″ diameter at the widest point x 6.75″ deep from the end of the spout to the handle

Condition: Excellent

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Background of Wedgwood Creamware

Creamware is cream-colored, refined earthenware. It was created in the mid-1700s by the potters of Staffordshire, England. Foremost of the pioneers of creamware was Thomas Whieldon. He invented a wide variety of decorations for creamware. The young Josiah Wedgwood was in partnership with Thomas Whieldon from 1754 to 1759. When Wedgwood left to set up his own business, he immediately directed his efforts to develop creamware.

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