19th Century Scottish Slip Glazed Pottery Orb Penny Bank

19th Century Scottish Slip Glazed Pottery Orb Penny Bank

Code: 10370


H: 16cm (6.3")Di: 11cm (4.3")


For sale is a beautiful little Scottish vernacular slipware glaze, penny bank (money box) or 'penure-pig', 'pinner' or 'Pirley-pigs' from the late 19th century. 

- Penny bank named for Lexie Maxwell with a knopp to the top and impressed decoration, raised on a footed pedestal.
- The charming little Scottish vernacular piece is a slotted earthenware money-box for small savings, used esp. by children.  There is some decoration to the upper in raised ring marks around the point to the top.  It has a wide slot for coin deposits. 
- Pottery in an attractive deep glaze in a green, blue, brown and cream colourway
- Likely to be Scottish in origin Rosslyn's pottery in Kirkcaldy.

A highly charming, collectable and beautiful little item of vernacular Scottish interest.

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.