19th Century Scottish Spongeware Pottery Single Handled Porringer

19th Century Scottish Spongeware Pottery Single Handled Porringer

Code: 10325


W: 12.7cm (5")H: 10.2cm (4")

£235.00 Approx $297.47, €274.21, £235

Beautiful Scottish pottery spongeware porringer from circa 1850-1880.

- Beautiful decorative, naive print quality to three sponge-printed linked bands of decoration in dark blue (abstract form), dark green (diamonds) and light blue (daisy/flowers) on the flared/everted rim/lip.
- Good antique condition and wear from utility since the mid 19th Century. 
 Spongeware glaze with staining and crackled glaze from use, two small hairline marks as shown in the images.
- Flattened lip and single curved decorated handle, sitting on a small raised foot.
- Dimensions: circa 4" tall and 5" wide. 
- Unmarked to the base.

A beautiful primitive vessel used for porridge or soup likely for rural farmworkers.  Porringers were commonly used for containing a wide variety of food and drinks such as bread, vegetables and milk.

*Horn spoon for scale & context only (not included in this listing)

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