(Early Series; PPP) Honey pot with lid.
Does this shape appear in other series? No, not exactly - (none recorded) although there are lidded pots that are somewhat similar eg
There are also un-numbered PPP examples.
Only one size is recorded but there is evidence for a second size - see below.
Height; 7.5 - 8.5 cm excluding lid.
J.Maas Antiques, Tyabb, Vic.
Collection; Michael West, auspottery.com
In the style of Torquay ware. One base unmarked, one stamped
Reverse side showing 'mottos';
"Take a liittle honey"
An ad from 'Table Talk' magazine, Melbourne, dating from November 1932 which was before shape-numbering or the Remued name were introduced.
The ad mentions two sizes for this honey pot but the only size yet recorded is the one pictured above.
(For a Primrose base stamp see
Collection; Eleanor Louise Butt
Not only honey; "
Take a little jam"
The motto and cottage are sgraffito, scribed through a slip coating. The technique appears limited to earlier pieces. Here an unfortunate chip reveals the underlying terracotta.