Antique white ironstone 'Banfield' slab


First quarter 20th Century

  • £600.00
  • €675 Euro
  • $734 US Dollar

United Kingdom

Hoarde Vintage Member since 2018
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A late Victorian/Edwardian Grocers display slab, used for butter, margarine, lard or butchers produce.

Heavily made in white ironstone pottery, with an under-glaze black top transfer showing 'Justitia et Fides' (Justice & Faith), along with the retailers advertising above and below for 'S. Banfield - Brighton, Hastings, Eastbourne & Horsham'.

15-1/4" Diameter
3" Deep

A couple of small chips have been professionally restored, along with some airbrushed refinishing across a portion of the top and the underside, but displays very well and is a particularly substantial and early slab that is notably heavier than a lot of later versions.


  • H: 8cm (3in)
  • W: 39cm (15.25in)


First quarter 20th Century

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