Blackthorn Enamel Tea Canister
Enamel storage tin/canisters for Tea featuring the Blackthorn design by John Henry Dearle for Morris and Co. in a cream colourway.
This round canister with lid measures approximately: 19 cm x 11 cm x 11 cm
We also sell Coffee and Sugar canisters and all 3 cannisters as a set as well as a cake tin with the same design.
Blackthorn, featuring stems of Common Blackthorn with a variety of other flowers, was designed by John Henry Dearle for Morris & Co. in 1892. 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.