" /> Printed British Pottery & Porcelain | Milk Pail

Additional Image:

A side view of the pail showing the large and decorative handles. 


The repair made on the back side of this large pail reveals a method commonly employed to restore ceramic items using brass staples. 


Shape Type: Miscellaneous

Pattern Type: Chinese, Asian and Other Exotic Themes

Date: c. 1882-1890


  • Diameter: 16.00 in (40.64 cm)
  • Height: 12.50 in (31.75 cm)

Maker: Doulton

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A large earthenware milk pail printed with the Standard Willow pattern. Two pairs of birds were used to fill the space on both sides of the words "PURE MILK" which have been hand painted on the piece. It has molded and decoratively painted handles. The large container is covered with a brass hinged-lid under which hangs a brass plunger. When the lid was raised...