An unusual and rare antique English pearlware pottery model of a castle spill holder dating from the early 19th century. The castle stands on a shaped mound with molded steps leading to the castle door. The castle has twin turrets with a hollow body and which act as spill holders with detailed brick work with slotted windows and main door. The body of the castle is covered in moss and floral like designs which extends down around the base. The castle is hand painted in colored enamels and is not marked.
Provenance: From a collection of early English wears spanning the 18th and early 19th centuries amassed and collected in the 1920/30’s. This particular piece acquired in Newcastle in 1934.
In good condition with age wear.
Origin : England
Manufacture Date : Circa 1800-1820
Materials : Pottery
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