19th Century Scottish Slip Glazed Pottery Orb Penny Bank
REF: 3058 - 291221 / LA381616
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For sale is a beautiful little Scottish vernacular slipware glaze, penny bank (money box) or 'penure-pig', 'pinner' or 'Pirley-pigs' from the late 19th century. - Penny bank named for Lexie Maxwell with a knopp to the top and impressed decoration, raised on a footed pedestal. - The charming little Scottish vernacular piece is a slotted earthenware money-box for small savings, used esp. by children. There is some decoration to the upper in raised ring marks around the point to the top. It has a wide slot for coin deposits. - Pottery in an attractive deep glaze in a green, blue, brown and cream colourway - Likely to be Scottish in origin Rosslyn's pottery in Kirkcaldy. A highly charming, collectable and beautiful little item of vernacular Scottish interest.
W&W Antiques has clarified that the 19th Century Scottish Slip Glazed Pottery Orb Penny Bank (LA381616) is genuinely of the period declared with the date/period of manufacture being c.1890
Please consider the photographs and description as a great record of the condition of this antique item.
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This 19th Century Scottish Slip Glazed Pottery Orb Penny Bank is located in Crieff, UK
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