‡Dame Lucie Rie DBE (1902-1995)
a stoneware coffee set for six, comprising coffee pot and cover, milk-jug and sugar basin, six cans and saucers, the exterior glazed matt black manganese, the interior pale grey impressed seal mark to base, one cup repaired, minor damages, 19cm. high (coffee pot)
This set was purchased from Heal's, London and given to the present vendor as a wedding present in 1965.
Tony Birks Lucie Rie, Alphabooks, page 141 for a teapot similar illustrated dated circa 1965.