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Late 19th Century Scottish 'Rockinghamware' / Treacleware Brown Glazed Penny Bank 'Cottage' (1 of 19)
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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Late 19th Century Scottish 'Rockinghamware' / Treacleware Brown Glazed Penny Bank 'Cottage'

REF: 4034 - 130923 / LA460546
£95
€111
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Description
For sale is a beautiful little Scottish vernacular treacle / brown glaze, dipped, penny bank (money box) or 'penure-pig', 'pinner' or 'Pirley-pigs' from the late 19th century. - The charming little Scottish vernacular piece is a slotted earthenware money-box in the shape of a small cottage for small savings, used especially by children. - The cottage gas two small gable end chimneys and two windows with a central door, stone or slate markings to the walls and roof. - The penny bank is likely to be Scottish in origin from Belfield of Prestonpans or Rosslyn's pottery in Kirkcaldy who produced these fascinating little penny banks and were, in the main, covered in a rich brown 'Rockingham' type glaze popular in export markets like North America, which highlights the embossed decoration well. A lovely antique decorative item
measurements
Height:
8.5 cm
Width:
8.5 cm
Depth:
6 cm
declaration
W&W Antiques has clarified that the Late 19th Century Scottish 'Rockinghamware' / Treacleware Brown Glazed Penny Bank 'Cottage' (LA460546) is genuinely of the period declared with the date/period of manufacture being c.1890
condition
Please consider the photographs and description as a great record of the condition of this antique item.
location
This Late 19th Century Scottish 'Rockinghamware' / Treacleware Brown Glazed Penny Bank 'Cottage' is located in Moray (Elginshire), United Kingdom