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19th Century Scottish Spongeware Pottery Bowl & Silver Capped Horn Spoon (1 of 21)
W&W Antiques
Flag of United KingdomMoray (Elginshire), UK
Based in stunning Speyside, Moray, Scotland, we (Mr & Mrs W) are passionate about quality antique items with great design and evident craft, predominantly from the 18th, 19th and early 20th century. In particular, we enjoy period items reflecting the beautiful design and aesthetic changes from the decorative arts, from circa 1850 - 1960. Including the Aesthetic Movement, Art Nouveau, Arts & Crafts Movement (In particular of Scottish origin), Modernism, Art Deco and Streamlining. We also enjoy the great craft and quality construction in folk art and vernacular items from across Europe. In particular, Scandinavian decorative items from the 18th and 19th Century. We enjoy being analytical in our approach and supporting our stock with background research, provenance and history through researching the items, the period, designers and retailers. We often hunt the country from our Scottish location, but routinely search from Lancashire and Yorkshire as well as buying trips further afield to supply items online. We also like to take on items that particularly interest us from earlier periods, dependent on our fascination for an object. We are always learning, and happy to share knowledge gained, so please do get in touch. Thanks for viewing our selection of stock, we are always pleased to see items pass through our hands to new owners and homes as antiques remain a great green recyclable purchase! Please visit us at: https://www.wandwantiques.com/ Please follow us on: https://www.instagram.com/wandw_antiques/
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19th Century Scottish Spongeware Pottery Bowl & Silver Capped Horn Spoon

REF: 3017 - 160521 / LA350419
£195
€226
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Description
For sale is a Scottish decorative spongeware footed bowl and Scottish silver capped horn spoon. - A naively attractive bowl and horn spoon from the 19th Century, used for a range of foodstuffs from porridge, soup, vegetables, bread & milk. - The spongeware bowl has lived a life of utility and is decorated with two repeat pattern chains around the rim and side of the bowl in blue, green, and brown. - Used in many working, rural homes across Scotland and the highlands, Ireland and exported across the Empire these footed bowls were naively and quickly painted by pieceworkers, sponging on the colours and patterns. - The bowl as seen by the images has survived use with age-related wear, a hairline crack, glaze crazing with staining, and knocks from 140 years+ of utility. - The horn spoon has a silver / white metal-capped end and small decorative shield, with a rubbed marking to the cap, presumed to be a silver cap/finial. A beautiful and attractive primitive vessel and spoon.
measurements
Depth:
8.5 cm
Diameter:
16.5 cm
declaration
W&W Antiques has clarified that the 19th Century Scottish Spongeware Pottery Bowl & Silver Capped Horn Spoon (LA350419) is genuinely of the period declared with the date/period of manufacture being 1860
condition
Please consider the photographs and description as a great record of the condition of this antique item with obvious age and use-related wear.
location
This 19th Century Scottish Spongeware Pottery Bowl & Silver Capped Horn Spoon is located in United Kingdom