This beautiful Scotch Ivory Dessert Fruit Set by Britannia dates from the Art Deco period. It is decorated on a cream ground with images of fruit around all the rims. The pieces are further embellished with rich gilding to both the inside and the edges.
These 'Scotch Ivory' items were produced by the Britannia Pottery in Glasgow, Scotland. The factory only operated between 1920 and 1935. This set is marked for 1931.
Approximate dimensions : Dish x 5 6.75" / 17cm wide x 1.25" / 3cm high
(A further small Dish is included free of charge as it has a flake to the rim)
Large Bowl 9" / 23cm wide x. 2.25" 5.5cm high
Stacking marks. Some rubbing to the gilding. A little clean age-related crazing and the odd scratch. All mentioned for completeness.
This set is approaching its 90th birthday and is in very good overall vintage condition.
A pretty collection either for use or as a delightful display item.
Backstamp. Decorator's Mark. Gilder's Mark.
All our items are pre-owned and vintage and may therefore show signs of use and age and will not be dishwasher proof.