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Ceramic Hunting Match Holder, Taylor Tunnicliff


More about: Taylor Tunnicliff & Company

Category: Hunting & Shooting - Antique

Subcategory: General

Ceramic Shooting, Hunting Match Holder.
A rare Taylor-Tunnicliffe pottery match or vesta holder with colour shooting scene to the front. The back depicting a game bag and rifle. The base stamped with Taylor Tunnicliff trademark in blue containing the initials 'TTC' within a circle under the 'Queen's Crown' with a red hand-written production number '6664'. A great piece for the shooting enthusiast. Slight crazing to the glaze.

Taylor Tunnicliff & Company was founded in 1867 by Thomas Taylor and William Tunnicliff. Very little is known about the history of the company but they first manufactured high-grade ceramics for the electrical industry.

  • Year: C. 1890
  • Period: 1850-1899

  • Dimensions:
    H 6.5cm x Dia. 8cm
    H 2½" x Dia. 3"

  • Medium: Ceramic
  • Country: England
  • Condition: Good
  • Reference Number: 26712