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I have a royal ironstone china pitcher Alfred Meakin made in

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I have a royal ironstone china pitcher Alfred Meakin made in England. It is approx. 13" tall , white with no design or markings and the neck area has 9 flat sides with a rectangular opening on top
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Customer: The handle has a slight rise coming to a corner before continuing to the bottom. It is not rounded
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Customer: The mark on the bottom looks like two lions standing on their rear feet with what looks like a shield between them . I can not make the writing on the shield. There is a crown on to0p of the shield.
Submitted: 1 month ago.
Category: Antiques
Expert:  ExpertAppraiser replied 1 month ago.

Thank you for the question! The market for these Royal Ironstone Alfred Meakin english pitchers is rather modest unfortunately. The rectangular opening suggests that it's a standalone pitcher (as opposed to a rounded pitcher used in a basin typically) and assuming that it is white/off-white in color, typical examples in good condition sell for $40 to $60 most typically. Thank you and let me know how I may be of further help to you!

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