19C Low Lights Pottery, Newcastle, Pink Lustre Bowl -Gardners & Mariners Arms AF

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  • Sold Date: Jul 14, 2013
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19C Low Lights Pottery, Newcastle, Pink Lustre Bowl -Gardners & Mariners Arms AF
Description This 19th Century large Cream coloured earthenware Bowl was made by John Carr & Sons at the Low Lights Pottery, Newcastle-upon-Tyne. It has their impressed mark on the base .The Bowl is decorated around the outside with a wavy pink lustre line and three black transfer prints. One is of two children and a woman playing hide and seek, the second of a Lady and Gentleman with a girl street seller and the third of a motto in a scrolled cartouche which reads, " A good name is rather to be chosen than riches". On the inside of the bowl there are two black printed scenes that have been coloured over. One, the "Mariners Arms" which shows a shield and motto, with a sailor either side of the shield. There are sailing ships and cannon in the background . The other is of the "Gardeners Arms" which shows a seated woman holding a book and flag. She is surrounded with trees, flower baskets, a bee hive and gardening tools. There is also another rhyme, " Glide on my bark the summer's tide, is gently flowing by thy side; Around thy prow the waters bright, In circling rounds of broken light, Are glittering as if ocean gave, Her countless gems to deck the wave." There is a coloured wreath of Flowers and Leaves around the rhyme, with a small
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