William Morris Compton Enamel Sugar Cannister
Enamel Sugar storage tin/canister featuring the Compton design by John Henry Dearle for Morris and Co. as part of the Lesser & Pavey William Morris Collection.
This round canister, with lid, measures: 19 cm x 11 cm x 11 cm
We also sell Tea and Coffee canisters in this design and a set of 3: Tea, Coffee and Sugar.
Compton was designed by John Henry Dearle for Morris & Co. in 1895. Dearle took over as Art Director and chief designer at Morris & Co. after the death of William Morris in 1896. Dearle began his life long career with the company as a 17 year old shop assistant in the Morris & Co. Oxford Street shop.