John Julian Classical Pinch Pot / 7.5cm *

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A small porcelain pinch pot, perfect for serving salt, pepper, butter, olive oil, and more, handmade in Wiltshire.
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Product Details

John Julian has mastered the art of English ceramics, from DNA to design. The clay, predominantly dug in Cornwall, is made in Stoke-on-Trent and then hand-thrown in a Wiltshire studio by skilled artisans. At John Julian, ceramics are made in small batches and fired once at a high temperature as opposed to the more common practice of firing twice. In addition to conserving energy, this makes every piece less susceptible to cracks and chips, ready to last a lifetime and longer. This porcelain pinch pot has been hand-thrown on a potter’s wheel. Due to this handmade process, no one piece is identical to the next, and it is these ‘imperfections’ that make it special and show that it is not a mass-produced product. It has a glazed interior and unglazed exterior that showcases the wonderfully tactile nature of the clay. Use it for serving flaky finishing salt or pepper, plain or compound butters, olive oil, vinegar, and so much more.

Why we love it

‘You’ll never tire of classic white tableware like this—it’s beautiful but never distracts from the food on the plate, and just as suitable for daily use as it is for your next dinner party. What sets John Julian apart is the distinctly warm, muted tone and thickness. The “made by a human” quality is what made me switch over from the tableware I’d had for 15 years (and never thought much about until now!).’

Specifications & Care

Care Hand wash in soapy water with a soft cloth or sponge
Country of Origin UK
Dimensions Diameter 7.5cm
Material Porcelain
Weight 150g
About The Brand

John Julian

Trained as a sculptor, John Julian began his ceramics journey after living with a chef and seeing how often she used a mortar and pestle. From that iconic design first design onwards, his Wiltshire studio focuses on English-made porcelain and stoneware with a pared-back utilitarian style and warm white hues. As a member of the British Ceramic Confederation and the Energy and Emissions Group, John Julian is working towards helping the UK reach net zero emissions by 2050.

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