Thomas Whieldon was the first Staffordshire potter to mention tortoiseshell wares, specifically in his
1749 Account and Memorandum Book. He was only one of many potters, however, who produced them.
Place object was created: Fenton Vivian, Staffordshire, England
creamware, lead glaze
Measurements: height: 3 inches width: 5.375 inchesMuseum Purchase: Delhom Collection 1965.48.849A-B
Currently on view at Mint Museum RANDOLPH