Small Torquay pottery / Devon motto ware coffee pot

Small Torquay pottery / Devon motto ware coffee pot

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Coffee pot with lid in brown and cream glaze, with Scandy pattern decoration in green, blue and yellow deco and a 'motto' on the reverse.

  • The motto reads:  "Cum me artiez 'elp yerzels"

    (Come me hearties, help yourselves). A few signs of wear around the rim and spout.

     

    Probably made by either the Longpark or Watcombe potteries two of the more prolific of the many potteries in and around Torquay which produced variations of the traditional motto ware decorated with colourful slip decoration.

     

    • Height approx. 16.5cm
    • Width at widest point approx. 15cm including spout and handle