A rare and beautiful pair of fine porcelain oyster salts or bonbon dishes Circa 1897 Glasgow.
NAUTILUSM PORCELAIN’ mark (Possil Pottery, Glasgow)
Width: 3.5" (90mm)
Height: 1.5" (40mm)
There is quite a story behind the production of porcelain at ‘Nautilus' with its roots leading to Belleek in Co. Fermanagh in Ireland. I have attached a link to the work of 'Graeme Cruickshank' Published for The Prestoungrange Arts Festival by Prestoungrange University Press in association with Burke’s Peerage & Gentry. It makes for interesting reading and you can read more by visiting their web page at;
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