Unusual English creamware veilleuse or food warmer, probably Leeds, circa 1800, with molded female faces on front and rear and finely ribbed handles with molded flower and leaf terminations, similar to those illustrated in Towner Creamware. Note the pierced heart-shaped vent holes on the shoulder and the intricate relief design around the opening. Ht. 7 3/4". A similar creamware warmer is illustrated in Crellin Medical Ceramics in the Welcome Institute, fig. 347 pg. 200 (1969).