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Yorkshire pottery Wesley Chapel Money bank named and dated Sarah Jane Green, Grimsby, 1848

Reference: 4889

Dated: 1848 Mexborough Yorkshire England

A fine Yorkshire pottery money box or bank. Named and dated Sarah Jane Green Grimsby 1848.
Interestingly the decorator of the piece mis-calculated the space required to enter the name and consequently adopted a rather fetching solution with the surname Green.
This money box is a miniature replica of the Wesley Methodist Chapel in the town of Mexborough.
Attrubuted to the Emery Pottery located in Mexborough and closed in 1875.

Dimensions: 5.50 inch wide 7.00 inch high 4.50 inch deep

Medium: pottery earthenware ceramic

Current Condition Fine condition

Literature: Page 37 Mexborough Chapel Money Boxes, The Northern Ceramic Society Newsletter edition 189

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