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$65 · Yellow Biscuit Barrel With a Blue Bird

This charming yellow biscuit barrel with a blue bird on the front and side was made in England. The barrel is ceramic and the lid and handle are silver plate. The front of the jar is marked, "C.W.S EPNS" and the base is stamped, "Made in England". There are additional silver plate marks on the lid (see photos). The C.W.S mark is for Co-Operative Wholesale Society, Manchester England. The company was founded in 1863 and produced C.W.S Brand goods for the Co-Operative Societies throughout the UK including: food, furniture, clothing, and household products. In 2001 the name was changed to The Co-Operative Group. The "Made in England" stamp on this biscuit barrel dates it to the 20th century.

Height: From the base to the tip of the finial: 7″ (18 cm)
Width: 6″ (15 cm)

The ceramic barrel is in very good condition with no chips or cracks. There is some minor crazing. The lid is tarnished in a few places commensurate with age.

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Ad Id28259536
CategoryOther Antiques
PostedSeptember 29, 2016
Renewed March 19, 2018
Expiry April 18, 2018
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