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My latest piece that wowed me this weekend!

Posted by javaandjazz (My Page) on
Sun, Feb 26, 12 at 17:38

We took a ride up to an antique show in Holliston, Mass this weekend and this is the piece that wowed me at the sale. I thought it was egyptian art deco but according to the silver marks it's Thomas Harwood from Birmingham, England and mad ebetween 1864-1896. The bottom part of the ceramic part is marked Wedgewood. I had to pay a bit more than I usually pay but I had to have it.It's funny as I get older I am liking pieces that are older. In my younger days I like the 50's and 1939 and 64 NY World's Fair but got rid of all that stuff years ago. What do you think this is...sugar bowl or candy dish?

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RE: My latest piece that wowed me this weekend!

Don't know the size.....can't see any ceramic part....but it's great!!! Is it tall enough to be a biscuit barrel?
If it's British hallmarked you should be able to tell exactly what year it was made!
Take more pictures?...please?


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RE: My latest piece that wowed me this weekend!

The brown/green part is pottery and it's only 2 1/2" high and 5 1/2" in diameter.


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RE: My latest piece that wowed me this weekend!

I thought that was a reflection...
perhaps part of a dresser set?


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RE: My latest piece that wowed me this weekend!

Wedgewood Majolica. Is the interior turquoise blue?


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You can date the year of manufacture by the Wedgewood mark, btw. I saw a similar piece online, with the Egpyptian motif,(no lid but identical handles) and the description described the metal as electroplate.


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RE: My latest piece that wowed me this weekend!

The inside is turquoise. I think it's either for candy or sugar because I have seen a biscuit barrel around. There is an EP in the mark and it is plated because there is some wear. The word Wedgewood is incised into the bottom.


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RE: My latest piece that wowed me this weekend!

It could also be a butter server. The dimensions are adequate and Wedgewood did make some with lids.


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