Rare antique ironstone Borax pot

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
Beauty
Utility Purity Safety 
Health’

 

It comes with a double side lid 
Front side:
‘The Patent Borax Co LTD
Borax
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! 

 

Approximate dimensions:

8.3cm diameter

4.3cm tall

 

Condition:

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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£175.00Price