Torquay Longpark Pottery chamber candlestick, Rooster, ‘Last in Bed’ motto ware, c. 1920’s

$75.00 AUD

Lonpark Pottery, Torquay, chamber candlestick, with bulbous sconce and spreading foot, a handle to one side, the cream slip decorated with a rooster amongst grass & incised

‘Last in bed put out the light’

Black ‘LONGPARK / TORQUAY’ mark,

also ’50/13′,

Circa 1920’s

12cm high

Condition: chip beneath lower lip, displays well.

Longpark was founded in 1883, but it was in 1903 when Aller Vale Pottery took them over that they began making the slip-decorated ‘Motto Ware’. The firm was still running after WWII, but gradually declined, closing in 1957.




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