19th Century Scottish Rosslyn Pottery Glazed Cat 'penny Bank'

19th Century Scottish Rosslyn Pottery Glazed Cat 'penny Bank'

Code: 10422


W: 8.5cm (3.3")H: 12.5cm (4.9")D: 5cm (2")

£145.00 Approx $183.54, €169.19, £145

For sale from W&W Antiques is a beautifully tactile little Scottish glazed cat penny bank / money box in upright repose from the late 19th Century.

- Scottish penny bank in simple treacle brown slip glazed earthenware form.  These are money boxes or 'Pirley-pigs' from the late 19th century. 
- The charming little Scottish vernacular piece is a slotted earthenware money-box for small savings, used esp. by children.  It has a wide slot for coin deposits. 
- Pottery in an attractive deep brown glaze with a simply modelled face.
- Likely to be Scottish in origin from the Rosslyn's pottery in Kirkcaldy produced these fascinating little recreations.

A highly charming, collectable and beautiful little item which satisfies our vernacular Scottish interest.

*In the last photographs, the cat on the right is not included in this listing  for  scale/context only also available from W&W Antiques.

Free delivery to the UK mainland as priced. International buyers are welcome, but please contact us prior to payment to confirm the additional packaging, insurance and shipping costs by way of acceptance to your country. Purchaser responsible for local import tariffs/fees.  If you are interested in multiple items, please contact us for combined postage.