Mottoware Sugar Basin Watcombe Devon Ware Soft Words Win Hard Hearts 1910s
This is a mottoware or motto ware sugar bowl or sugar basin made by Watcombe Devon Ware, England 1910-1920s.
The sugar has the motto Soft Words Win Hard Hearts and is in excellent used vintage condition.
The whitish smear in the photo is light on the glaze and is not a paint flaw. The sugar bowl or basin measures 2 inches high by 3.5 inches in diameter.
A wonderful piece of mottoware with a great saying from a very collectible pottery.
Famous and fun mottoware pottery was manufactured in the south of England from the 1870s until the factories closed in the 1960s.
Mottoware items are usually of red clay decorated with bright glazes, cottages and mottoes or sayings that run the gamut from proverbs and sound advice to nearly outrageous. Always fun and different and very collectible!
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