British Porcelain Masons Ironstone Mandalay 2 Handled Scent Urn or Pot Pourri Jar with Domed Lid

British Porcelain Masons Ironstone Mandalay 2 Handled Scent Urn.

Pretty Early 20th Century 2 handled Scent Urn or Pot Pourri Jar with domed lid or cover ….British porcelain…..Masons Ironstone…..Mandalay Pattern…..fully marked.

Hand-painted with Floral design with cobalt blue, deep oranges, green, yellow and magentas with gilded edgings.

Lid has a gilded Foo Dog as a finial top and also has perforations to allow scent escape.

Circa 1920…..in perfect condition.

Mason’s Ironstone was made by the English pottery of Charles J. Mason after 1813. Mason, of Lane Delph, was given a patent for this improved earthenware. Some experts believe the name ironstone came from the slag, but others think it came from the fact that the ware was as hard as iron. It was usually called Mason’s Patent Ironstone China. It resisted chipping and breaking so it became popular for dinnerwares and other table service dishes. Vases and other decorative pieces were also made. The ironstone was decorated with orange, blue, gold, and other colors, often in Japanese inspired designs. Mason’s had financial difficulties, but the molds and the name Mason were used by many owners through the years, including Francis Morley, Taylor Ashworth, George L. Ashworth, and John Shaw. Mason’s joined the Wedgwood group in 1973 and the name is still found on dinnerwares.

Link: https://www.kovels.com/price-guide/mason-s-ironstone.html

IN MINT CONDITION !!!

British Porcelain Masons Ironstone Mandalay 2 Handled Scent Urn.

Provenance: Bought at an Estate Sale in Ireland.

Dimensions: 9″ High with Lid……..6.25″ High without Lid…….4.75″ Wide and 3″ deep

Condition: Mint.

Price Now: $124.99

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