HUGE LATE VICTORIAN MILK PAIL
This very large pure milk pail stands 14 1/2 inches tall x 17 inches wide with its brass lid cover attached. 11 inches tall x 14 1/2 wide with heavy cover off.
Good condition with a small chip off the rim per photos. Clean and ready for use or a focal point display.
A large earthenware milk pail printed with the Standard Willow pattern. Two pairs of birds were used to fill the space on both sides of the words "PURE MILK" which have been hand painted on the piece. It has molded and decoratively painted handles. The large container is covered with a large dome shaped brass hinged-lid. Made for Dairy Outfit Co., Ltd., Kings Cross, London, it would have been sold to a retail dairy shop. It is a rare item as few examples of this type have survived. Attributed to Doulton Potteries who served as manufacturer for the Dairy Outfit Co.
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