Wiltshaw and Robinson produced coffee services both in earthenware and carlton china, some of which were attractively boxed.
Certainly the pottery variety came in several shapes, such as Waisted, Amory, Melon, Rita and the more exotic Bathing Belle and Parisienne. Shown here c.1937 are examples of the ‘Vertical Stripes’ pattern on the Parisienne shape.
Firstly on cream with pale blue/green interior is pattern no. 4077. Secondly in cream with a pink interior is pattern no.4078 and finally, in cream, gold and black is previously unrecorded pattern, no.4088.
Once again the designers and workforce of the Copeland Street factory have excelled in the production of outstanding examples of art deco ceramics.
Photographs courtesy Mortimer Brown Collection