Burleigh Ink Blue Pollen Small Footed Bowl (16cm)
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British small footed bowl hand crafted by the legendary Burleigh at the renowned Middleport Pottery, the last working Victorian pottery in England.
Perfect for homemade desserts or home-baked granola to kick-start your day. Inspired by bees and their historic symbolism of industry, this Pollen Small Footed Bowl is decorated with Ink Blue tones in asymmetric patterns, using the traditional tissue transfer technique used since Burleigh began in 1851.
This beautiful piece of Burleigh Ware belongs to the newly released One Collection imbued with the unequalled style of Burleigh's timeless tissue transfer decorating method. Collection One comprises of three wonderfully distinct designs each with its own story, created to be layered, curated and loved by generations. View our full collection of bowls for more inspiration and layering options to incorporate into your home.
- Cast by hand from English earthenware clay at Middleport Pottery
- Uniquely decorated by skilled craftspeople with Burleigh’s centuries-old technique of tissue transfer printing from hand-engraved copper rollers
Care advice for your Burleigh ware:
Burleigh products are microwave and dishwasher safe. We recommend using low temperatures and liquid detergents when washing, or alternatively washing by hand and drying with a soft cloth. Unsuitable for oven and freezer use.
Explore the collection
The one Collection boats the following designs, all specifically designed to be mixed and matched and all stocked at Red Cole British Larder:
PALISADE – An ode to Victorian design, designed by Christopher Dresser, an eminent Victorian designer and Professor of botany. Dresser’s great innovation was in representing the beauty and symmetry of microscopic plant cell structures in his designs. The Palisade pattern was acquired by Burleigh in times past as a copper plate engraving and has remained in our archive ever since. When it was rediscovered the fine details were adapted into a more contemporary shape.
HIBISCUS – A modern Burleigh classic The Hibiscus pattern has become an important part of Burleigh’s current collection and can be seen in some of the world’s leading clubs, hotels and restaurants. The design has been highly popular since the beginning of the century and is representative of Burleigh’s current success. Hibiscus follows the great floral tradition of Burleigh Pottery with a bold, all over cover of double hibiscus flowers and foliage.
POLLEN - Introducing the first new Burleigh design in a generation, Pollen. Pollen is an unequivocally industrious and productive pattern. The geometric honeycomb backdrop is interspersed with bees, the great symbol of industry. The significance of this pattern is that the layout of each item differs and is asymmetrical, as the exact position of the pattern is in the hands of our skilled tissue transfer decorators. Each bee is placed according to the whim of the decorator, emphasising the hand decoration method and imbuing each piece with energy and personality.