William Morris Compton Tea Pot
Fine china tea pot in a beautiful colourway of the Compton design by John Henry Dearle as part of Lesser & Pavey's William Morris Collection.
Measures: 24 cm x 16 cm x 15 cm
We also sell a matching single mug, set of 2 breakfast mugs and a jug 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.