Shelley Hat Pin Holder Antique 1920s Vanity Crested China Souvenir Teignmouth
This is an antique Shelley China, England souvenir Crested China vanity hat pin holder for Teignmouth made 1916-1925.
The bone china souvenir hatpin holder measures 4.5 inches high by 3.35 inches in diameter at base with gold trim.
The vanity accessory to hold hat pins used to keep the large Victorian and Edwardian hats on, features the hand painted enamel on transfer shield of Teignmouth, a port town in Devon, England.
The hat pin holder was a Victorian and Edwardian vanity necessity made to keep the long and often fancy hat pins to hold the large hats that were then in fashion on to heads piled high with hair.
This very collectible Crested China hatpin holder is by one of the most collected makers, Shelley China, and is in very good +++ used vintage condition with no chips or cracks and almost no gold wear.