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Sowerby #1219 Victorian Blue Milk / Vitro-Porcelain Glass Posy Trough - Marked

Sowerby #1219 Victorian Blue Milk / Vitro-Porcelain Glass Posy Trough - Marked
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Product Number: WS08596

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Description

A wonderful Victorian pressed glass posy trough, made in blue Milk glass (also known as Vitro-Porcelain glass. Made by British company Sowerby in the 1880's, and bears their trademark of a peacock on the base. This design, pattern number 1219 is shown on page 3 of Sowerby's Illustrated Pattern Book No IX, issued in June 1882, and is known as "Elizabeth, Elspeth, Betty & Bess", after Walther Crane's illustrations in a childrens nursery rhymes book. This particular colour range was called Turquoise. A stunning item, which would make a great addition to any collection!

Size

Measures approx 2.5 inches tall by 6.25 inches in diameter at widest point.

Condition

There is a chip to one corner of the rim, shown in final picture, and a few manufacturing flaws in the glass.

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