Victorian white ceramic sifter - cactus shaped shaker

Victorian white ceramic sifter - cactus shaped shaker

A very unusual cactus shaped sifter/castor, dating from the Victorian era and made of glazed white ceramic in a bulbous form, with pronounced cacti 'ribs' and a flared pentagonal foot.

Originally decorated with gilt details which have mostly worn off, the underside has an embossed kite registration mark bearing the initial 'R'. A scarce, early piece in lovely original condition.
 

Approximate dimensions:

8cm tall

5.5cm diameter

 

Condition:

The gilt details have mostly worn off and there is some wear around the holes, otherwise in very good original condition.

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£75.00Price