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made in Cumnock, Ayrshire

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This redware bowl was made by the Cumnock Pottery in Ayrshire. It dates from around 1900.

The motto 'DINNA BE WASTERFU AN YE'LL NO COME TAE WANT', is scratched through the glaze on the sides of the bowl. The base is also scratched 'CUMNOCK/NB'.

A pottery was originally established in Cumnock by James Taylor in 1792. In the second half of the 19th century it became well known for its 'couthy' motto ware.

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