Clotted Cream Trio


Samuel Alcock (1822-1859 Staffordshire England) was one of our most prominent 19th century potters and his rare fine china wares are sought after by collectors worldwide.

A Rococo revival trio consisting of a teacup, saucer and tea plate, made by Samuel Alcock at the famous Hill Pottery in Burslem around 1845. The cup, saucer and plate have a gilt pattern on a clotted cream ground with an ornate cup handle and gilded rims.  

Alcock bone-china is of good quality , well potted and often very richly decorated. In 1833 the factory employed more than 400 people and their 20 kilns equalled those in use by Minton. Most of Alcock’s useful porcelains of 1830-40 are unmarked that is why the firm is so little known. 

Tea  set pattern # 6780

1 Teacup – 6.5 cm diameter x 7.3 cm high

1 Saucer – 14.5 cm diameter

1 Plate – 17.5 cm

Excellent condition, no damage, normal wear.

1 in stock


Samuel Alcock 19th century Staffordshire Pottery

The Alcock firm deserves more than passing mention in any discussion of English ceramic developments of the nineteenth century. The quantity and quality of the designs which represent its endeavours leave the decided impression that Samuel Alcock will stand forth with increasing prominence among the potters of his day.


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