An Art Deco Coffee Set by Susie Cooper
Item Number: 2044
An English Art Deco"Tango" Coffee Set by Susie Cooper for Crownworks Burslem. Signed.
Comprising a coffee pot, creamer and sugar bowl, 5 cups and saucers, and a pair of candlesticks.
Signed "A Susie Cooper Production, Crownworks, Burslem, England," some with additional gazelle logo.
Susie Cooper (1902-1995) was an independent and prolific English painter and ceramics deisigner. After working as a designer for A. E. Gray throughout the 1920s, Cooper broke away to set up her own business, Susie Cooper Potteries. In 1940 she received an honorary doctorate by the Royal Society of Arts, and in 1979 she was awarded the OBE by Queen Elizabeth. Her work is exhibited in the Wales National Museum in Cardiff and at the Stoke-on-Trent museums.
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