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Henry Cole Tea Service

Slop Basin
1846 (designed), 1846-1871 (made)
Place of origin

Slop basin of earthenware.

Object details

Object type
TitleHenry Cole Tea Service (popular title)
Materials and techniques
Brief description
Earthenware slop basin. British (Stoke-on-Trent), 1846-1871. Part of a service designed by Henry Cole for the Society of Arts in 1846 and manufactured by Minton's.
Physical description
Slop basin of earthenware.
  • Height: 8.6cm
  • Diameter: 16.2cm
Marks and inscriptions
'SOCIETY OF ARTS PRIZE PATTERN. Minton & Co. Staffordshire' within a buckled belt around 'FS [in monogram] 1846 invt.' (Makers marks; printed in red)
Credit line
Transferred from the Museum of Practical Geology, Jermyn Street
Object history
Given by the Society of Arts in 1871. Transferred from the Museum of Practical Geology, Jermyn Street.
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Record createdJune 24, 2009
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