A Parnall & Sons 'Pure Butter' grocers slab


First quarter 20th Century

United Kingdom

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A Parnall & Sons 'Pure Butter' grocers slab

An early 20th century rectangular grocers display slab, made of white ironstone pottery with stylised 'Pure Butter' black transfer lettering along the front edge.

The underside has a crisp Parnall transfer for the Broadmead works - Bristol.

Parnall, The shopkeepers shop
Parnall & sons ltd
27 Summer Row, Birmingham
Broadmead Works Bristol

Some professional restoration to the middle of the front edge, over a small part of the lettering - The 'B' and the left portion of the 'U' of 'butter' have had to be over painted. Otherwise a very nice, clean slab. Please enquire for more details.


  • H: 5.6cm (2.20in)
  • W: 39.3cm (15.47in)
  • D: 28.5cm (11.22in)


First quarter 20th Century

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