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Ironstone pouring tray


A ceramic ironstone photographic developing tray with pouring lip, made by Ensign, a Victorian manufacturer of porcelain darkroom products. Today it can be repurposed for kitchen use, or as a stand for plants.  The makers trade mark stamp can be seen on the front end of the tray, along with its size "semi deep".

Year of manufacture: c.1920

Origin: England

Material: Ceramic ironstone

Length 21.5cm  Width 17.5cm  Height 4cm

Condition: excellent, with just a small bluish stain on the back left corner of the rim.

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