Windsor Clarence Blue & White Tureen

A porcelain tureen from the Windsor pottery in Longton, Staffordshire. Second-hand.

What's for sale?

This is a Staffordshire tureen, or lidded serving dish, made at the Windsor pottery in Longton. It's decorated with a classic, blue and white transfer pattern.

The maker's mark on this piece is interesting. In 1911 the Co-operative Wholesale Society of Manchester began using the Windsor pottery to produce good quality, affordable tableware for their working class customers.  And from the 1940s onwards, this pottery also produced the Windsor Bone China and Clarence Bone China ranges. While there are many documented examples of those later marks, this dish appears to have an earlier amalgamation of the two. Surrounding a crown, it reads:

  • WINDSOR CLARENCE
  • LONGTON
  • MADE IN ENGLAND

This is a nice piece of old tableware for display, but it's still a usable piece of tableware.  We recommend hand washing only, so avoid the dishwasher and avoid immersing in very hot water.

What condition is it in?

  • Second-hand
  • In good condition
  • There is minor pitting in the glaze on the inside of the bowl and underside of the lid
  • There is faint crazing all over

What are the measurements?

  • 13cm high
  • 27 cm from handle to handle
  • 1040 grams

If you have questions or would like more detailed pictures, just send us an email to help@3bearscottage.co.uk.

Maker
Windsor Pottery
Material
porcelain
Period
Early 20th century (1900-1949)
Origin
Britain
Stock ID:
448
1 in stock
£21.00

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