1930s Burgess And Leigh Burleigh Ware Willow Hot Water Jug / Pitcher
1930s Burgess & Leigh Burleighware Willow Hot Water Pitcher
This is a very unusual 1930s Burgess And Leigh Burleigh Ware Willow Hot Water Jug / Pitcher, made in Burslem, Staffordshire, UK.
A traditional ‘Willow’ Design with a ceramic blue and white body, and a pewter lid with white bakelite finial. A Victorian revival piece but dating to the 1930s!
In good used condition, with no chips, cracks or restoration. The gilding has faded in parts.
- Height: 18.5cm
- Base Diameter: 11.5cm
This makes a nice display piece for the kitchen or to add to your Blue and White Willow collection.
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Some History For You!
Burgess and Leigh were established in 1851 in Burslem, Staffordshire, England, originally as Hulme and Booth. William Leigh and Frederick Rathbone Burgess took over the pottery in 1862, trading as Burgess & Leigh.
The trademark “Burleigh” was used from the 1930s and is a combination of the two names.
They moved to the Middleport factory in 1889, which was recently renovated in 2011-2014 by The Prince’s Renovation Trust.
It takes 25 pairs of hands to create a single piece of Burleigh ware! Dedication indeed!
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