Splendid, late 19th century Victorian-era English salt-glazed stoneware water purifier / filter. Applied molded-clay ornate banner on the front, with the patent and manufacturer’s names that reads, “London General Water Purifying Company Limited. F. M. Danghell’s Patent”. There is an impressed mark “3A” on the top, and the base is perforated.
This large, and handsome piece of Victorian household pottery, has a commanding presence. As a decorative object with sculptural qualities, it is ideally suited to a large vacant space.
Condition: Excellent antique condition. The small ball feet are chipped. Minor chips along the rim edges. No restoration.
Size: 16” diameter. 8” height. Maximum width with handles is 17 ½”.