Rare, Lidded biscuit or cracker jar, featuring country and lake scenes on an antique white background.
'Ceylon' by Whittaker & Co. of the Hallfield Pottery in Hanley, Staffordshire, England, c. 1886-1890.
A brief series of partnerships of earthenware manufacturers operated at the Hallfield Pottery (built in 1882).. The original partners were Lewis Whittaker, James Edge, Samuel Heath, John Henry Weatherby, and Robert Rowley. Whittaker, Edge & Co: 1882-1886. Whittaker & Co: 1886-1892. Whittaker, Heath & Co: 1892-1898.Learn more at www.aesthetictransferware.org.
Light wear to applied finishes, no cracks or chips. Interior shows ash dots, this has happened during manufacture. Gilt wear to lid.
Measures: 5" high by 5.25" wide. This pretty container has the pattern (smaller version) on the reverse side. Made in England.