What is? BORDALOUE

BORDALOUE Ladies portable urinal. Sometimes known as a 'coach pot.' Absolutely not a gravy boat. Made in their thousands in The Staffordshire Potteries. Examples on display at Gladstone Pottery Museum, Longton, Stoke-on-Trent. @gladstonemuseum

Spode Bordaloue. Italian Pattern 1820
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What is? PERFECTION

I love this quote

From the Collected Writings of Hermann, August Seger, 1872.

"There are few industrial districts which are as interesting as the pottery towns of Staffordshire, not only on account of their enormous size and the variety of manufacture, but in a still higher degree, owing to the general, world-renowned reputation enjoyed by the products manufactured here for along time for their artistic and technical perfection."

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