British Anchor Pottery Blackthorn Serving Dish With Lid

A mid-20th century vintage, Staffordshire serving dish with lid, from the British Anchor Pottery and decorated in their beautiful "Blackthorn" pattern. Second-hand.
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Stock ID: 112

A mid-20th century, British Anchor Pottery "Blackthorn" serving dish for sale

This is covered serving dish with lid, sometimes referred to as a "muffin bowl" in parts of Britain. It's from the British Anchor pottery of Staffordshire, England and has been decorated in their beautiful "Blackthorn" pattern.

The British Anchor Pottery maker's mark

Underneath is British Anchor maker's mark of an anchor and laurel leaves which reads:

  • Blackthorn
  • England

They added the laurel leaves in 1913 and it was used up until they ceased production during the 1970s.

Vintage, second-hand, decorative kitchen ware

  • Second-hand
  • In very good condition with no damage
  • Faint under-glaze crazing  all over
  • There are also some small paint marks inside, under the glaze

Dimensions of a British Anchor Pottery serving dish

  • 10cm high (4 inches)
  • 20cm in diameter (just under 8 inches)
  • 800 grams

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Item Attributes
Attribute nameAttribute value
MakerBritish Anchor Pottery Company
Period20th century (1900-1999)