Saturday, 3 October 2009

Watkinson motif mustard pot

A rare mustard pot painted with a 'Watkinson motif' (KV4) designed by Truda Carter and painted by Ruth Pavely. This is painted on Dorset table ware and supplied exclusively to Heals and Son from 1936-1940.

This is the pot featured in the Hayward and Atterbury book and formed part of a lot purchased at the Poole Museum and archive sale in 1992.

Impressed 'Poole England' mark, hand incised shape number 130 and hand painted KV4 (pattern) and Ruth Pavely painter's mark to base.

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