Bachelor or Supper Sets Attributed to Dawson's Low Ford Pottery
Unusually, this so-called 'bachelor set' was made as a gift for a woman. Presumably Miss Simpson enjoyed a pipe or two.
Dimensions as follows: base, 22cm diameter, tobacco jar, 15cm diameter, top, 12cm diameter, and height 32cm.
A sepia tone version dedicated to Timothy Mew, Sunderland, 1845.
A tobacco jar with a figure of Napoleon as the finial. The set is missing its base, but has the original damper.
A base, missing the tobacco jar!
An example from the Sunderland Museum & Winter Gardens, Tyne & Wear Archives & Museums collection.
An example, of slightly larger size, dated 1860 and with a restored finial. Dimensions as follows: base, 22.5cm diameter, tobacco jar, 16cm diameter, top, 12.5cm diameter.