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Sugar Bowl Mottoware Dish Waste Not Want Not Dartmouth Trad Cottage 1940s Teabag Caddy

Dartmouth Pottery, England

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  • $ 3200


 This is a Dartmouth Pottery, Torquay England mottoware or motto ware bowl or dish made 1940-1950s.

The traditional cottage design mottoware bowl or dish has the motto Waste Not Want Not.  

The dish or sugar bowl measures 1.5 inches high by 3.75 inches in diameter.

The fun mottoware bowl is in very good +++ used vintage condition with no chips or cracks.

A bowl or dish like this would be used for sugar, jam or clotted cream for tea. You could use it as a teabag holder or for lemon slices as well.  

This famous and fun type of pottery has been manufactured in the south of England from the 1860s until the factories closed in the 1960s. It is usually of red clay decorated with bright glazes, cottages and mottos or sayings that run the gamut from proverbs and sound advice to nearly outrageous. Always fun and different and very collectible!

     

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