Five favourite finds Horse’s-hoof pipe
The original pipe—the piece that hooked me on mudlarking. It showed not only that there are fascinating historical objects to be found, even by the casual amateur, but that these objects could be beautiful, perfectly designed and gorgeously detailed. I’ve since picked up many clay pipes, but none that I prize as much as this. me to identify this as the Japanese Crane Pattern, by Christopher Dresser for Minton, made in about 1880. and more—my money’s on the teddy.