Mustard pot and lid - Narvik Green pattern; Crown Lynn Potteries Limited; 1963-1...

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Mustard pot and lid - Narvik Green pattern

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Small mustard pot with straight sides flaring out towards the top. Sides have green colourglaze with line decorations of food and utensils in white. Inside it has a clear glaze. The lid is green on top with a square handle and hole for mustard spoon, clear glaze underneath. Lid is possibly from the Green Bamboo pattern as the Narvik Cook & Serve range had white lids.

Maker

Crown Lynn Potteries Limited

Maker Role

Manufacturer

Date Made

1963-1970

Place Made

New Lynn

Object number

2008.1.378.1-2

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Jeremy Ashford 16 Mar 2015 03:47 AM,UTC

Although generally speaking this is the correct lid shape for this mustard I suspect the correct lid for a Narvik one would be white with green detailing on the knob. That is how it is on the lid for the Narvik Green Cook & Serve coffee pot. Auckland Museum has one of those, as do I. Some of the mustard pots had round knobs on their lids, notably the Blue Tango one. The so-called "replacement pattern" mustard pots had square knob plain colour lids (Autumn Splendor had brown, Shasta Daisy yellow etc). This lid may be from a different pattern, Green Bamboo perhaps, which this lid would be correct for.

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