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Seconds Simplicity EGG Egg


Nicola’s inspiration is clothed in one word - ‘Simplicity’. Her bright yellow buttercups and pure white daisies with their soft yellow centres bound together in leafy bonds of eternal love and curling stems, sing a song for those with imagination - the same song that was written down by H. Fleetwood Sheppard in 1891, just six years before the first pots bearing the Moorcroft name made their inaugural appearance in 1897. Those words have been repeated and the tune hummed thousands of times since then:-

As I was going to Strawberry Fair,
Singing, singing, Butter-cups and Daisies
I met a maiden taking her ware
Her eyes were blue and golden her hair
As she went on to Strawberry Fair,

Everyone remembers buttercups and daisies because of their simplicity and that is the secret on which Nicola stumbled. Two beautiful flowers clung to an ancient tune and a fine piece of ceramic art from Moorcroft was born as a result.

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: £490.00
Ex Tax: £265.42
  • Designer: Nicola Slaney
  • Dimensions: H 10.00 x W 7.00 x D 7.00 cm
  • Availability: In Stock


  • Product Width7.00cm
  • Product Height10.00cm
  • Product Depth7.00cm
  • Shape:EGG
  • Designer:Nicola Slaney
  • Edition:Open
  • Design Window (Style):Broad Florals

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