For sale is a Scottish decorative spongeware footed bowl and Scottish silver capped horn spoon.
- A naively attractive bowl and horn spoon from the 19th Century, used for a range of foodstuffs from porridge, soup, vegetables, bread & milk.
- The spongeware bowl has lived a life of utility and is decorated with two repeat pattern chains around the rim and side of the bowl in blue, green and brown.
- Used in many working, rural homes across Scotland and the highlands, Ireland and exported across the Empire these footed bowls were naively and quickly painted by pieceworkers, sponging on the colours and patterns.
- The bowl as seen by the images has survived use with age-related wear, a hairline crack, glaze crazing with staining and knocks from 140 years+ of utility.
- The horn spoon has a silver / white metal capped end and small decorative shield, with a rubbed marking to the cap, presumed to be a silver cap/finial.
A beautiful and attractive primitive vessel and spoon.
Free delivery in the mainland UK 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.