love cereal bowl
ll my life my writing has been commented on due to it being oversized and how much paper it meant I got through; the irony is that my sister and Aunts all have similar sized writing so it must be in the genes. Anyway, it seemed the right (or should that write!) thing to do to put it on my pottery.
As well as the oversized words themselves the edging of the pieces is also coloured.
Will the words/edging be perfectly coloured? Will the words be the same size or same thickness? No, no they won’t – I don’t use transfers or stencils - it’s perfectly imperfect chunky china after all! Each piece is written and painted freehand with heaps of texture and individuality.
By themselves, part of a mismatched (or matching) stack, chunky china bowls are just the ticket for everyday use. Be it for cereal, crumble, risotto, trifle, soup, ice-cream, pasta or popcorn (think you get the idea) this is the perfect size.
Choose between a lovely soft red or a pale cream (the closest colour to white I could find where you can still see the words!).
I M P O R T A N T
I N F O R M A T I O N
Marigold and Lettice pottery is (hand)made to be loved and used, and happily goes in the oven, dishwasher and microwave. Our chunky china has a very different look and feel to mass-produced pottery; each piece is handmade so expect to see thumb prints and perfectly imperfect glazing - it’s what makes our pottery unique and full of character.
Getting your perfect piece to you is our priority but as each piece is made to order (we don't hold any pieces in stock), the process takes a MINIMUM OF THREE TO FOUR WEEKS although this is just a guide and if it goes over please bear with us.
Please note that because each piece is unique the design will be different from the one in the picture – similar but unique.
please note that this is an approximate size as each is handmade so may be slightly different size wise!
WIDTH HEIGHT 12ish cm 8ish cm
Marigold and Lettice pottery
Marigold and Lettice pottery is made to be used, loved and enjoyed; it’s made using sturdy earthenware clay and a thick white glaze. This means it’s hard-wearing and every piece can safely go in the oven, dishwasher, microwave and even the freezer.
Each piece that is made by Marigold and Lettice is totally handmade and a one-off. So, if you see thumb prints in the clay or the glaze that may be thicker in some parts than others, it's because each piece is unique and is what gives our chunky china its specialness, and a different look and feel to mass-produced pottery.
When you first get your chunky china piece you may hear a ‘ping’ - especially the first time the pottery meets with water. If you do, please don’t worry, it's really quite normal and will stop as soon as the glaze/clay settles down together. You may also notice that the bottom of every piece is left unglazed, and this may leave a slight residue on your shelves, but can be easily wiped away with a damp cloth.
Like with all china, over time you may also notice signs of use in the glaze, but these are just signs of the china being well-loved. If this is the case, please be assured, the piece will still be perfectly fine to use.