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Seconds China-Marks JU3 Jug

Limited Edition

On the banks of an old farmland pond in Norfolk, the seeds of grass-poly have remained dormant in the mud, like a ‘time capsule’ for over a century. When willows were recently pulled out to restore the pond, this disturbed the soil and let in light, allowing the seeds to germinate. Vicky revives the delicate wildflowers in jubilant shoots on her design, appearing almost joyous to see the light of day again after so long. Joining in the carnival, China-marks, with their delicately-patterned white patches and streaks, scatter throughout. These moths are unusual in that their larvae are entirely aquatic, feeding on water plants, hence their placement in this pondside scene.

What is a Moorcroft second? All our art pottery is closely inspected before it leaves the Moorcroft factory and the selection process is as rigorous as any in the world. As a result, not all pieces emerge unblemished in their quality assessment. The fault or faults may be in the finish of a piece, whether it be a tiny tubeline miss, an incorrectly painted petal, or a small glaze run. Seconds are not ‘red-dotted’, all of them are far too good for that, and each seconds piece has a charm and individuality of its own. Any fault is not structural and the piece can still be used for the purpose it was made. 

The 'Was' price shown is the Best Quality RRP of this design and shape.

A Gift Box is not supplied with this product

Was: £675.00
Ex Tax: £365.63
  • Designer: Vicky Lovatt
  • Dimensions: H 24.00 x W 9.00 x D 10.50 cm
  • Availability: In Stock


  • Product Width9.00cm
  • Product Height24.00cm
  • Product Depth10.50cm
  • Shape:JU3
  • Designer:Vicky Lovatt
  • Edition:Limited
  • Limited Edition Size:30

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