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circa 1750-1760

Thomas Whieldon (British, 1719 - 1795)

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 inches

Museum Purchase: Delhom Collection 1965.48.849A-B

Currently on view at Mint Museum RANDOLPH