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Ceramic Hunting Match Holder, Taylor Tunnicliff

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Category
Subcategory
Reference
26712
Height
7 cm (2 3/4")
Diameter
8 cm (3 1/4")
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.
Height
7 cm (2 3/4")
Diameter
8 cm (3 1/4")
Condition
Good
Year
C. 1890
Period
1850-1899
Medium
Ceramic
Country
England