Eiffel tower bottle

Eiffel tower bottle

White glass moulded bottle in the shape of the Eiffel tower. A star of David is embossed on the base, containing an illegible two-digit numeral ending in 6. Bottles of this sort may have been sold containing liquor, fruit juices, or coloured sands as a souvenir....
Cherub riding a shoe

Cherub riding a shoe

A cheap, white ceramic ornament, partly painted. A cherub is riding or sitting on a shoe, which has floral/ sea-shell moulding. It may have been a spill-holder or specimen vase or merely an ornament. The missing part of the shoe may have borne a legend commemorating...
Cat Ornament

Cat Ornament

Small ceramic ornament in the shape of a table, with two cats peeking out from underneath. The top of the ornament, now damaged, had a row of three teacups and saucers with three tabby cats crouched over the top of them licking off the cream. Found amid ash and...
Pug’s Head

Pug’s Head

Pugs were popular in the Victorian era. Small white ceramic pug statuettes were common and often came in pairs. The body would have been standing on four legs, with the head turned to face you.