Wooden Framed Pratt Ware Lid Entitled "Good Dog"

Ref: 10675
£60
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Offered for sale is a lovely Mid 19th Century wooden framed Pratt Ware pot lid. It is decorated with a scene entitled "Good Dog". It depicts a boy dressed in blue, sitting under a tree paddling his feet in a stream. His dog has appeared having retrieved his little sailing boat for him. In the background is a castle upon the hill. Maybe he's a little prince who has stolen away from castle and the gaze of Nanny for the afternoon with his faithful pet . It was Felix Edward Pratt (1813-94) who spotted the commercial possibilities of using new printing technology to decorate the lids of containers for popular products such as bear's grease, gentleman's relish, potted shrimps and cosmetics, with sophisticated designs. After 1840, F. & R. Pratt of Fenton in Staffordshire, became the leading (but not the only) manufacturer of multicoloured transfer printed pot lids and a huge range of related wares. Long admired for their technical excellence, for their sheer variety and as a social and historical record of their era, pot lids have a venerable collecting history and rank among the most desirable everyday items from the Victorian period.
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Width:
160 mm
Depth:
35 mm
Condition IconCondition
Lovely condition
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Free delivery included to UK Mainland & NI. EU Delivery £20. USA & Worldwide Delivery £35.
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