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BURMANTOFTS SPOON WARMER c.1880
Circa 1880

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  • Xupes Reference DACL140108
  • Age Circa 1880
  • Condition The spoon warmer is offered in good overall condition with some minor glaze fritting around the mouth, eyes and feet and with a few minor filled chips touched in along the lower mouth edge. These do not detract and this scarce example is a fine display piece to add to any serious collection!   View More Details

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    Unworn

    Item is in unworn or unused condition and there are no visible imperfections.

    Exceptional

    The item is in exceptional pre-owned condition and shows almost no signs of wear with very few imperfections.

    Excellent

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    Very Good

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    Good

    The item is in good pre-owned condition and shows some general signs of wear or patina relative to its age.

    Fair

    The item is in fair pre-owned condition and shows overall wear or patina relative to its age.

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  • Originating from an extensive private collection offered under instruction we offer this scarce Burmantofts art pottery grotesque spoon warmer decorated in turquoise glazes and dating from around 1880. The frog like hollow formed earthenware grotesque stands on two front legs with its tail wrapped behind and has relief moulded scales and patterns incised around the body with raised frog like eyes and a wide open mouth with the lower lip forming the spoon rest. The spoon warmer is decorated in turquoise majolica style glazes and has impressed BURMANTOFTS FAIENCE marks to the base and is numbered 451.

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