Charming RS Prussia [OS] 1900 Hand Painted Advertising Souvenir Watering Can
Adorable is this vintage unmarked RS Prussia [OS] Porcelain Advertising Souvenir Watering Can. These wonderful little pieces were made as Novelty Items so people at the end of the 19th Century could afford to buy them for a gift or a keep sake. Very often, as this one, they advertised a town or prominent location such as a Sea Side, Hotel, or even Niagara Falls. The Oscar Schlegelmilch Porcelain Co. of Germany made hundreds of different types of Novelty Items, as Souvenirs, that were shipped to the English speaking countries such as England, Scotland, South Africa, Australia, New Zealand, Canada, and of course the good old U.S.A.
The wonderful vintage RS Prussia [OS] hand decorated Advertising Souvenir Watering Can, which measures , displays "Souvenir Ackley, Iowa" all in 22 K Gold Script with a Gold Gilding and white background.
The lovely little Souvenir piece is in excellent condition and totally free of chips, cracks, or other damage with the extensive 22 K Gold better than excellent !
For Collectors of Advertising & Souvenir Pieces or Porcelain Watering Cans............this piece will make a nice addition for your collection.
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NOTE: All Photos were shot outside, in several settings, in Natural Light.