Rare antique ironstone Borax pot
This listing is for one very rare Victorian white ironstone Borax pot with blue transfer all around.
‘Home Sweet Home
Utility Purity Safety
It comes with a double side lid
‘The Patent Borax Co LTD
Birmingham and London’
This pot dates from the 19th century (around 1870). Borax had been used for many different purposes from cleaning to preserving skins for taxidermy!
This scarce pot is in beautiful original condition. Some minor staining and manufacuring/firing faults are present.
There is a thin hairline next to the word 'Utility' and one minor flake on the lid at the word 'company'.
Both issues are hardly noticable.
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