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Vintage Royal Bradwell Nursery Ware quaint (and not very pc these days!) earthenware mug features the nursery rhyme "Old Woman Who Lived In A Shoe". The rhyme is printed on one side of the mug. On the other side is a scene of the shoe with the old woman and all her children. The main feature of the mug is the handle which is modeled in the form of the old woman. The background is cream and the top and base rims are edged with orange. The backstamp is for Royal Bradwell, Arthur Wood, Made in England. The firm Arthur Wood has manufactured china in Longford, Staffordshire since 1904 and this backstamp was used after 1945.

Size : Height – 10.5 cm: base – 9cm


This mug is from the Estate of the renowned Tui Flower who was the food editor at NZ Women's Weekly for 20 year. She had an extensive collection, including a massive collection of jugs. Each piece has a sticker on the base handwritten with where or what the jug was for or who it was given by.

This particular piece has a sticker on the base with 'From Annie James 1948. First jug this year'

Condition: In very good condition - no chips, cracks or wear. Has overall fine crazing.

Buyer may pick up by arrangement in Henderson Heights Auckland area. However, happy to mail with care if preferred.

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  • Seller location: Waitakere City, Auckland, NZ

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