Antique apothecary 'Geo Weston Medical Hall Harrogate' pot base & lid

Antique apothecary 'Geo Weston Medical Hall Harrogate' pot base & lid

This listing is for one antique white ironstone ointment pot base and matched lid. The face of the pot base bears a lovely stylised black under-glaze transfer advertising George Weston of Harrogate. 'Geo. Weston, Medical Hall, Harrogate' A famous and fashionable Victorian Royal Spa town, over the years Harrogate welcomed all manner of celebrity and dignitary who traveled there to 'take the waters', including Florence Nightingale, Charles Dickens, Oscar Wilde, Churchill and members of every European royal family. With 88 mineral springs around the area, the expansion of the town into a medical mecca prompted many establishments to set up shop there, with the Royal Baths and military hospitals bringing much business for apothecary entrepreneurs.

 

Approximate dimensions:

6cm diameter

4cm tall

 

Condition: The pot shows pleasing signs of age with staining and glaze crazing. The underside of the foot has a 2 chips. The matched lid is whiter but also has some age related glaze crazing, an old crack on the edge and some nibbles on the rim.

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£40.00Price
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Cambridgeshire, UK

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