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Ink Blue Palisade Espresso Cup and Saucer

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Ink Blue Palisade

An ode to Victorian design.
Palisade is a motif designed by Christopher Dresser, an eminent Victorian designer and professor of botany. Dresser’s great innovation was in representing the beauty and symmetry of microscopic plant cell structures in his designs. The Palisade pattern was acquired by Burleigh in times past as a copper plate engraving and has remained in our archive ever since. When it was rediscovered, the fine details were adapted into a new border pattern for tableware and drinking vessels.

Making something everyday, exceptional. The Palisade Espresso Cup and Saucer represents beauty and symmetry of a microscopic plant cell structures – its details are inspired by a Victorian Burleigh archive pattern. View our full collection of espresso cups and saucers for more inspiration to incorporate and Burleigh into your home.

  • Cast by hand from English earthenware clay at Middleport Pottery
  • Uniquely decorated by skilled craftspeople with Burleigh’s centuries-old technique of tissue transfer printing from hand-engraved copper rollers

 Care advice for your Burleigh ware:

Our products are microwave and dishwasher safe. We recommend using low temperatures and liquid detergents when washing, or alternatively washing by hand and drying with a soft cloth. Unsuitable for oven and freezer use.