Charming Late Georgian-Early Victorian Treacle-Glazed Moneybox, England, 19th C.
A delightful and elegant early-to-mid 19th century town house moneybox complete with birds roosting on the chimney stacks, a gift for a very fortunate young boy or girl to encourage thrift. North Staffordshire or Derbyshire. Produced in a light buff body with a dark treacle glaze over, resulting in a most pleasing decorative Whieldon-like effect.
Particularly rare in this condition as these were often broken open by the eager young recipients to retrieve their savings.
Early-to-mid 19th century
6” H x 3.5” W x 3” D O/A approx.
Very good condition with only minor professional restoration to small birds. Minor chip to coin slot has been left to show evidence of use.
Ref Number: 322031B
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