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Vintage Nelson Ware “Widecombe Fair” Pin Dish

£5.99

Product description

Vintage Nelson Ware “Widecombe Fair” Pin Dish

A typically humorous example of West Country souvenir pottery in the shape of a pin dish or ash tray depicting a scene from the well known traditional Dartmoor song Widecombe Fair.

“Tom Pearce. Tom Pearce, lend me your grey mare,
All along, down along, out along lee,
For I want for to go to Widdecombe Fair,
Wi’ Bill Brewer, Jan Stewer, Peter Gurney, Peter Davy, Dan’l Whiddon,
Harry Hawk, old uncle Tom Cobley and all, old Uncle Tom Cobley and all.”

The dish was made in the Nelson Ware Pottery Hanley Staffordshire, founded in 1885 by Elijah Cotton. Lord Nelson Ware was an extremely popular brand of pottery in the early-twentieth century and continued to be produced until 1981.

Size
5 x 5 inches / 12.5 x 12.5 cm. Max
Stamped Nelson Ware Made In England 10-70 The numbers may relate to the date of manufacture October 1970.
No chips cracks or crazing.

A great fun item of vintage souvenir pottery rooted in the same tradition as Torquay and Motto Ware and in excellent condition.

Item details

Boxed:
Unboxed
Condition:
Used: very good
Country of origin:
United Kingdom
Date:
1970's
Type:
Porcelain & china
Use:
Collectable, Pin Dish or Ashtray

Standard UK Delivery (£3.95 per order)

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About this item

Vintage Nelson Ware “Widecombe Fair” Pin Dish

A typically humorous example of West Country souvenir pottery in the shape of a pin dish or ash tray depicting a scene from the well known traditional Dartmoor song Widecombe Fair.

“Tom Pearce. Tom Pearce, lend me your grey mare,
All along, down along, out along lee,
For I want for to go to Widdecombe Fair,
Wi’ Bill Brewer, Jan Stewer, Peter Gurney, Peter Davy, Dan’l Whiddon,
Harry Hawk, old uncle Tom Cobley and all, old Uncle Tom Cobley and all.”

The dish was made in the Nelson Ware Pottery Hanley Staffordshire, founded in 1885 by Elijah Cotton. Lord Nelson Ware was an extremely popular brand of pottery in the early-twentieth century and continued to be produced until 1981.

Size
5 x 5 inches / 12.5 x 12.5 cm. Max
Stamped Nelson Ware Made In England 10-70 The numbers may relate to the date of manufacture October 1970.
No chips cracks or crazing.

A great fun item of vintage souvenir pottery rooted in the same tradition as Torquay and Motto Ware and in excellent condition.

Boxed:
Unboxed
Condition:
Used: very good
Country of origin:
United Kingdom
Date:
1970's
Type:
Porcelain & china
Use:
Collectable, Pin Dish or Ashtray

Delivery & returns

This item will be dispatched to UK addresses via second class post within 2 working days of receipt of your order. Standard UK delivery is Standard UK delivery is £3.95 per order, so you're only charged once no matter how many items you have in your basket. Any additional courier charges will be applied at checkout as they vary depending on delivery address.

This item will be dispatched to UK addresses via second class post within 2 working days of receipt of your order. Standard UK delivery is currently free no matter how many items you have in your basket. Any additional courier charges will be applied at checkout as they vary depending on delivery address.

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