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made in Glasgow

Postcard of Dish.
© National Museums Scotland


This lustre-glazed earthenware dish was made by the Britannia Pottery Company Ltd of Glasgow. It dates from the 1920s or 1930s and is decorated with a printed and painted heron, butterfly and dragonfly.

The rim has rough brush strokes of blue lustre glaze. The centre is similarly glazed in orange. The base is marked with the maker's details and the pattern name, 'San Toi'.

The Britannia Pottery Company Ltd bought over the business of Arnold J Fleming's Brittannia Pottery in 1920.

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Online ID: 000-100-103-879-C
Image Rights Holder: National Museums Scotland
Project: 0098: National Museums Scotland
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Ref: National Museums Scotland  H.MEK 523
Date: 1920 - 1939
1920s or 1930s
Material: Lustre glazed earthenware. Inscription: San Toi; B-P-Co LTD / MADE IN SCOTLAND
Dimensions: 30 mm H x 80 mm D (base) x 190 mm D (rim)
Subject: Post-medieval pottery and porcelain (NMAS Classification)
Who: Brittania Pottery Co. Ltd, Glasgow (Maker)
Where: Scotland, Lanarkshire, Glasgow
Description: Lustre glazed earthenware dish with a circular base and out-turned rim, with a heron, a butterfly and a dragonfly painted on the interior, made by Britannia Pottery Co. Ltd of Glasgow, 1920s or 1930s
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