1915 Keeling Co. Losol Ware Lavender Purple Lidded Pot or Dresser Box
The firm of Keeling & Co produced quality English pottery earthenwares from 1886, and were well known for their early blue and white china. In 1886 they moved to Dale Hall Works in Burslem, Stoke-on-Trent, Staffordshire, England under the tutelage of company founders Joseph Keeling, George Keeling, Wilson Keeling and Thomas Keeling Rhodes, who retired in 1892.
The mark on bottom of this Keeling Losol ladie's, ladies or lady's vanity piece reads:
Keeling & Co Ltd. (Ltd. was in use after 1909)
Made In England (with a royal crown)
This is a beautiful old Edwardian era art nouveau / art deco purple or lavender dresser box or potted lid, marked Losol Ware. This popular Losol Ware line ran from 1912-1936. This piece dates from about 1915 WWI era, and features a luscious purple pattern in a red and green palette. It is embellished with a running purple trim and bulbous flower. These Losol boxes are hard to find. We have 2 on our site, the other is here.
Condition is wonderful, some gold gilding worn off edge from hand use is the only fault we can mention. Click images to see condition in very close up and movable views. It was found in Chudleigh, Devon, England.
Size: 3.25 inches diameter x 1.75 inches height
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