William Morris Compton Set of 2 Breakfast Mugs
Set of 2 fine china breakfast mugs featuring the Compton design by John Henry Dearle as part of Lesser & Pavey's William Morris Collection.
These larger style mugs measures: 10 cm high x 10 cm diameter at the top x 7 cm diameter at the base.
Each mug weighs: 374 g. Cup capacity 480ml (16.9fl oz)
Dishwasher safe and microwave safe
Comes in a gift box as shown in the photographs. We also sell a matching pint jug, single mug and tea pot in this design.
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.