The Merchant's Table

Delftware Basket Vases - Emily Mitchell



Emily Mitchell creates and decorates these beautiful ceramic basket vases, in her unique illustrative style. Dotted textures lining the lip of the vases are a nod to Emily's passion for eighteenth-century creamware, whilst the hints of chinoiserie in the application of blue brushwork against a white glaze remind us of the historical narratives deeply embedded in her work.

Emily Mitchell is a ceramicist and artist producing hand-built and hand-thrown ceramics from her studio in Norwich. Emily’s work takes inspiration from early English Delftware ceramics with blue cobalt patterns on white tin glaze. 

Each vase displays a unique handle, dotted or rounded, offering a tactile stimulation, bonding a momentary connection between the collector and the hand-crafted item. 

These vases are dressed beautifully as standalone pieces or can be filled with flowers in decorative harmony. 

Hand-thrown red terracotta vases, glazed white and decorated in cobalt oxide.

Dimensions: Height, including handle, approx 20 - 23cm x Diameter, approx 9-10cm

We aim to make ordering from us as straightforward as possible.

Once your online transaction has been completed your order will be confirmed by email within 24 hours. If your order is placed on a Friday, or over the weekend, your item will be shipped within 3 days from the Monday.

Using Royal Mail our shipping rates are calculated based on the estimated weight and size of the items. 

You have the option of First Class Delivery (which cannot be tracked), or Tracked delivery ( to enable you to track your package through all stages of the delivery process)


Please allow 3-5 working days for delivery in the UK. In most cases it will be less.


We do ship outside of the UK and are delighted to do so, but we ask you to email,, so we may give you an accurate shipping cost to your destination.

Any customs or import duties are charged once the parcel reaches its destination country. These charges must be paid by the recipient of the parcel. Unfortunately, we have no control over these charges, and cannot tell you what the cost would be, as customs policies and import duties vary widely from country to country.


We recommend contacting your local customs office for current charges before you order, so you are not surprised by charges you were not expecting.

Please be aware that your parcel can be also delayed by customs and subsequent charges can be applied. We have no control over this, and cannot supply any details why or for how long your parcel will be delayed.

If you wish to return a purchase please notify us at

If you are unhappy with our products in any way, they can be returned provided they are in saleable condition.

If you wish to return your item and receive a full refund items need to posted/couriered back to us within 7 days of being received by you.

Please note refunds to Debit/Credit Cards normally clear in 1/2 days after receipt of the returned goods.

Returns received outside the above time frame will not be accepted. For all returns you will be required to arrange and pay for the return of the products to us.

We will only accept returns provided the goods are received by us in the condition they were in when delivered to you.


Please returns items to: 

The Merchant’s Table
10 Church Street
Suffolk IP12 1DH

The Maker

Emily Mitchell

Emily Mitchell is a ceramicist producing hand-built and hand-thrown ceramics from her studio in Norwich. Her work takes inspiration from early English Delftware ceramics with blue cobalt patterns on white tin glaze. Each of her unique pieces has a whimsical boldness in the shape, and a strong sense of the maker through the painted patterns.
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In the market town of WOODBRIDGE, SUFFOLK, on CHURCH STREET is a double fronted Georgian shop, fronting a 16th Century merchant’s house. Within this beautiful building, layered with merchant’s tales and trading, we opened The Merchant’s Table.

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