Antique Parian Porcelain Syrup Pitcher Ceres Wheat Design


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Beautiful Antique Parian Porcelain Syrup Pitcher in a Ceres Wheat Design, made by Edward Walley, Stoke-on-Trent, England on April 26, 1851.  Producer of earthenware, parian & salt glaze ware from 1845-1856, Mr. Walley made deeply molded quality pottery pieces such as this pitcher. This design is called Ceres and is named for the Roman goddess of agriculture, it’s the most avidly collected wheat design for parian and ironstone pottery. This pitcher has a particularly elegant shape.

Bisque porcelain was produced by Meissen, Minton, Coalport, Copeland, Wedgwood, Worcester, and many other high quality makers. These Parian pieces exuded elegance, opulence and wealth. Great attention to detail makes this a valuable heirloom piece, it was a lengthy, complicated process to produce. The wheat and hops design is lovely, the bottom is meant to resemble a flowered meadow. The pewter lid is present, over the past 172 years the pewter rim has stretched out somewhat. Display this with your collection, arrange roses or other flowers inside, this is a treasure. A rare find, don’t miss this one!  Fully marked with the British registration mark on bottom.

  • Measures 6-3/4″h.
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