Antique Early 20th Century Stoneware Bourne Denby Storage Jars for Rice or Sago

antique 1920s early 20th century bourne denby kitchen storage jar canister sago rice

This is a listing for ONE highly collectable early 20th Century stoneware storage jar for SAGO or RICE, in fair condition with its original lid, made by Bourne Denby.

These stoneware storage jars were popular in the early part of the twentieth Century, when foodstuffs were often sold in loose measures in local grocers shops. The “SAGO” and “RICE” labels on these pots is still very clear, and stand out proudly on a contrasting white raised label.

Both jars are in good overall condition considering their age. Both have chips to their top rims, a result of day to day use in the kitchen.

The SAGO jar on the left has two chips to its top rim but none on the lid. On one side there is also a very fine hairline running down the pot about two inches, but this is tight and stable and isn’t overly notable on the inside, due to the strength of the stoneware.

The RICE pot also has scattered smaller chips around the top rim as well as one about a centimetre in length sitting on the top rim itself. There is a small firing fault where a finger or thumb touched the wet stoneware, and which is glazed over. However, otherwise the pot is in great condition and there are no chips to the lid – although some mild crazing is visible on the top of the lid.

Height, 19cm; Diameter, 13.5cm

UK delivery included; international delivery £33 maximum depending on location.




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