Butchers Display Pig c.1940

 

£795.00

Made from layered papier Mache and still with complete original paint. This item is rare because of the pig’s breed and additionally because of its size and condition.

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Description

A Rare Example of an English Gloucester Old Spot Butchers Papier Mache Display Pig

We are proud to offer a rare and highly collectable free-standing English butchers display form in the shape of a Gloucester Old Spot Pig. Made from layered papier Mache and still with complete original paint. This item is rare because of the pig’s breed and additionally because of its size and condition. Showing age and wear across the item is obvious and illustrated in the photos provided. This item was uncovered in the South of England in a grocery store early this month.

Dimensions in inches: 15” x W 7” x D 27”

Age: c.1940

Origin: England

Condition: This item is completely solid in structure and form, an aged patina (colouration) and weathering of the material has taken place across the surfaces as would expected from items of this age. Please expect aged wear and tear as this item is dated from the 1940s and please view all photos as part of this advert.

Postage: Please get in touch in advance of a purchase if you based outside of the UK to clarify P&P on this item as this varies dependent upon your global location. Global shipping is possible so please view all shipping details as explained. With items of this fragile and rare nature we always recommend recorded/tracked postage with adequate insurance cover. This may cost a bit more, but at least you are covered from accidents that may take place whilst in transit.

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Shipping: We aim to ship your purchased item in 2 to 3 working days. The item is packed well and shipped via Parcelforce or Royal mail. Additional to this we used a few carefully selected couriers in the UK to deliver our most fragile or larger item. The courier option is applied at the buyer’s cost, so please get in touch with us directly for further information.

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Cancellation: We are unable to refund any item which is purchased unless the item is different from what is described in the advert stated. We go to a lot of effect to insure our customers are happy with their items and purchases. Therefore, we strongly suggest the customer consider the purchase/view all pictures and close ups and propose as many questions via email before a purchase is made. We do no refund our customers if they choose to change their mind about the purchase unfortunately, we will however offer a full refund of the item (excluding postage) if the item once received is not as described, this however can only take place within 48hr of the item being received by the customer. Once an item has been received and if a cancellation has been agreed by The House of Antiques management team, the customer is liable for the cost and insurance of postage if the item needs to be sent back to us in London.

Photographs: The photos used to promote this item are property of The House of Antiques LTD. If you would like to use these photos, please email us in advance so not to infringe upon copy right laws put in place by The House of Antiques LTD.

 

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