A Carlton Ware two-tone brown and cream Cruet Set in an abstract 'melted' Revived Art Deco shape. Salt, pepper and mustard on a stand in an abstract fluid, organic shape, influenced by the new American Modern designers of the early 1950s like Russel Wright and Eva Zeisel, in turn influenced by the new Modernist works of the likes of Salvador Dali and Joan Miro. Designed at the Carltonware factory in England and registered in Australia to prevent Japanese copies
Backstamp; "Carltonware Handpainted. Made in England. "Trade Mark". Registered Australian Design".