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Burleigh Blue Calico

Burleigh Blue Calico Traditional dark blue Burleigh Calico made in Staffordshire, England by Burgess & Leigh. This popular chintz design has been in continuous production for 50 years, since S&S Agencies of New York asked A J Wilkinson & Son of Burslem, Staffordshire to copy a chintz tablecloth design and reproduce it on traditional earthenware. Initially, it was sold in the USA under the Royal Crownford name, but as it grew in popularity it was distributed more widely, especially from 1968 when Burgess and Leigh took over manufacture and it appeared in the Habitat store chain in Britain. Today, Burgess & Leigh still make Burleigh Calico using the time honoured technique of hand decorating by laying down printed tissue paper onto the china items to "transfer" the design from printer to piece. Burleigh Calico is fine English earthenware, robust in everyday use, dishwasher and microwave safe. 

Sections In Burleigh Blue Calico

Blue Calico Complete Range
Here you will find the complete current range of Burleigh dark Blue Calico, plus many discontinued items. Plates and bowls, jugs and pitchers, teapots...

Blue Calico Tableware
Tableware items for breakfast, lunch, tea and dinner.


Blue Calico Serving Items
A range of serving pieces to enhance your Burleigh Calico tableware

Blue Calico Jugs and Kitchenware
A variety of items to grace your home as well as your table.