DetailsOriginally founded in Hunslet, a village just outside Leeds, around 1756, Leeds Pottery was owned by members of two families, both called Green, who were then joined by a Lancashire businessman, William Hartley, giving the company the name under which it became famous. Hartley Greens & Co. rapid expansion followed and by 1790, the Pottery products were exported throughout Europe and as far afield as Russia and America. Hartley Greens & Co produced several kinds of pottery but was particularly famous for its Creamware, a new type of earthenware made from white Cornish clay combined with a translucent glaze to produce its characteristic pale cream color. Creamware was perfect for making the elegant and highly decorative tableware in demand in the Georgian age. The commercial success and outstanding quality of the Leeds product meant that in time all Creamware came to be popularly known as Leedsware.
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SKU HGLP5101 Manufacturer Hartley Greens / Leeds Pottery Care Instructions Dishwasher and microwave oven safe Material Creamware Dimensions 2 Quarts Origin Made In England
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- Beautiful! Love the size, the color, the finish, the details.
So happy with the Hunslet Large Jug! Love the size, the depth of the color, the finish, the details. It's exactly what I was looking for, and the photo represents it well. I was even pleased by a small dimple I found on the body of the jug because it makes it look even more handcrafted. Also, the online purchasing experience was seamless, shipping was prompt, and it was carefully packaged when I received it in the mail. All around impressive. P.S. Though my last name is Hudson, I'm not related to the owner of the company (at least not that I know of!).
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