Unique WWI Souvenir of France Arts & Crafts Pottery Hair Receiver
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Unique WWI Souvenir of France Arts & Crafts Pottery Hair Receiver

Code: dacp00003fhr


SOLD!!! No Longer Available!

Product Description

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WE ARE OUT OF THE OFFICE!!!... We are OUT OF THE OFFICE for the NEXT TEN 10 DAYS, From Monday 10/18/21 until Wednesday 10/27/21 09/24, WITH LITTLE OR NO SHIPPING CAPABILITIES until our Return to THE OFFICE From our Travels to the Police Collectors National in St. Charles Missouri on Thursday October 28th.

Thank you for visiting. We hope you will find some vintage artifacts here on our site to add to your collection, BUT Please Note that we will be OUT OF THE OFFICE, from Monday 10/18/21 through Wednesday 10/27/21, and We will be UNABLE TO SHIP, until our return the Office on Thursday 10/28/21, at which time we will resume NORMAL SHIPPING CAPABILITIES. But, during our time away, we will be happy to accept any orders and get the ordered artifacts marked as SOLD right away.
Thank you, Ron & Kana


ARTIFACT: Unique WWI souvenir from France, Arts & Crafts hair receiver. The souvenir is beautifully painted and glazed in earthy green, brown, and blue tones. The lid reads: "SOUVENIR DE FRANCE 1918". The center features a round opening surrounded by an embossed star embellishment and light blue glaze details. The bottom of the hair receiver shows a nice maker's mark and reads: "MEHUN s/r YEVRE 1918" to denote the souvenir was made by a potter in Mehun-sur-Y??vre. Hair receivers were mostly used in the Victorian era and were found on vanity and dressing tables. Their purpose was to collect hair from brushes/combs for the purpose of recycling. The hair was commonly used as stuffing in bags or to fill out women's hairstyles.

VINTAGE: Circa WWI

SIZE: Approximately 5-1/4" in diameter x 2-7/8" in height (with lid)

MATERIALS / CONSTRUCTION: Ceramic, paint, glaze

ATTACHMENT: Lid

MARKINGS: "MEHUN s/r YEVRE 1918"

ITEM NOTES: This is from a decorative antique collection which we will be listing more of over the next few months. MDJX16 LAAEX6/16 SABEX6/16

CONDITION: 8 (Excellent-): The souvenir shows mild wear and soiling, overall excellent condition.

GUARANTEE: As with all my artifacts, this piece is guaranteed to be original, as described.