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Mason's `Stone China';  identifier pw51

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  • Common name Mason's `Stone China'
  • Class Toothbrush and nail brush box
  • Height 69mm
  • Identifier PW51
  • Production centre Lane Delph, north Staffordshire
  • Distribution throughout England and to America
  • Use as a nail and tooth brush container c. 1820s AD
  • Date predates 1866 AD, the demolition of the inn
  • Detail printed `Angel Inn Hotel Oxford'
  • Published in Mellor 1997b, Fig 67, 56
  • Historic context Old Angel Inn, a coaching inn on the High Street, Oxford
  • Collector Percy Manning
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