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Faience Terracotta Roof Cat

Faience Terracotta Roof Cat

Code: 10991


W: 43cm (16.9")H: 19cm (7.5")D: 21cm (8.3")


A wonderful rare faience terractta roof cat.
A fantastic piece in glazed terractta with green glass eyes, originally made to deter vermin & attatched to roof top tiles. The lead glaze has a beautiful cracked finish & the underside of the cat has a series of holes used for mounting the piece to a roof top tile or post. Not marked but almost certainly manufactured by the iconic Mensil De Bavent Pottery Co of  Normandy, France. A superb example with bags of character!
Likely mid 20th century
Wear commensurate with age, a few minor imperfections but very good overall overall.
UK courier service available at £15 tracked & signed for 24 hour delivery.