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The Slightly Foxed Mug
  • Dimensions: Approx. 1/2 pt mug
  • Producer: Hartley Greens & Co
  • Material: Creamware
  • Artist: Calligraphy by Susie Leiper
  • Care: Dishwasher safe
Made in Britain

The Slightly Foxed Mug

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‘Charles Lamb once told Coleridge he was especially fond of books containing traces of buttered muffins’

The popular Slightly Foxed mug is made by Hartley Greens & Co., a small firm with a distinguished history which, under its original name of The Leeds Pottery, has been producing its distinctive creamware since 1756.

Our mug is in this traditional creamware – a type of earthenware made from white Cornish clay combined with a translucent glaze to produce a delicious pale cream colour. It carries an appropriately bookish quotation – hand-lettered by the distinguished calligrapher and artist, Susie Leiper – and our endpiece of the little fox in SF’s signature dark grey. We love it and it’s certainly given tone to our office coffee-breaks. We hope you’ll love it too.



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    1. Heidi Demarais says:

      Hello Slightly Foxed! I was thrilled to receive one of your lovely mugs for Christmas one year ago. I joyfully used it every day until this morning, when it broke! I am deeply saddened to loose this treasured item. Any chance you will have more mugs for sale in the future?
      Sincerely Yours,
      Heidi Demarais

    2. M. Dickinson, York says:

      Just to let you know that your latest mailing has prompted me to return to the fold. To mark the occasion I plan to buy one of your mugs and I will confirm all this by letter today together with cheque. I look forward to the next issue. With good wishes.

    3. Victor Summers says:

      A Prince among mugs. The pleasure in using it again and again reminds one of re-reading one’s old friends from the bookshelf, always coming back to them for more.

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