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Scottish pottery figure of a bird with a folk artistic appeal, early 19th century

Reference: 8023

Dated: 1820 Scotland

Scottish pottery figure of a bird with a folk artistic appeal, early 19th century and probably Portobello Pottery. The figure is hollow based and exceptionally rare emanating an amusing and delightful whimsy .

NOTES

Portobello was one of the main centres of industrial ceramic production in Scotland, dating back to the 1770s and is located approx 4 miles from Edinburgh. The range of wares made at Portobello, spanning two centuries, covered much of the ceramic spectrum. Activity occurred at several sites, clustered around the mouth of the Figgate Burn where it enters the Firth of Forth.

Dimensions: 4.00 inch wide 9.50 inch high 3.25 inch deep

Current Condition Unrestored and of good appearance

Price: gbp 2250.00 (Pound Sterling)
USD 2954.25 (US Dollars)



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