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Bowl (1 of 2)

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made in Greenock, Renfrewshire

Bowl (1 of 2)
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This transfer-printed earthenware bowl made by the Clyde Pottery Company of Greenock in Renfrewshire. It dates from between 1863 and 1900.

The pattern is called 'HEATHER BELL'. The lower half of the bowl is decorated with a pattern of roses, nasturtiums and heather bells.

A pottery at Greenock was established in 1815 under the title of 'The Clyde Pottery Company'. It was run by Thomas Shirley & Co from the 1840s until 1857. Thereafter, it continued as the Clyde Pottery Company Ltd until 1863. From then until 1900 it was known as the Clyde Pottery Company and from 1900 until its closure in 1905, it reverted back to Clyde Pottery Company Ltd.

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