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Sugar bowl with cover and stand of soft-paste porcelain painted with enamels.
[Sugar tureen] Bowl in the form of a melon, painted in green, yellow and purple.
[Cover] Cover in the form of a looped stalk with melon-leaves forming a handle.
[Stand] Stand painted in green, yellow, and purple, in the form of over-lapping lettuce-leaves.
Longton Hall was the first porcelain factory to be established in Staffordshire. As such, it should have been hugely successful. There were cheap local fuel and abundant technical expertise. But despite all these benefits it soon closed down. Management failings and an unsatisfactory porcelain formula were to blame for its untimely demise.