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Timothy White Footwarmer FW96
Timothy White Footwarmer FW96
Original, quality 1920's / 30's cylindrical, buff coloured stoneware hot water bottle to be filled with hot water. This example has a screw off stopper to the top and transfer printed to the front "Timothy White Ltd Reliable Household Stores". Complete and in good and working order. 10" x 4" diam. 
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Price: 36.00


Buchans Blue Bottle Hot Water Bottle FW95
Original, quality 1920's two tone glazed stoneware hot water bottle / footwarmer with a Royal Blue upper section and a buff coloured screw in stopper, impressed "1 ½" for the size 1 ½ pints and transfer printed to the front "Buchans Blue Bottle". To be filled with hot water. The first we have seen of this model. Complete and in good and working order. 10" tall and 3.75" diam.  
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Price: 65.00


Buchans Blue Bottle Hot Water Bottle FW95



Stoneware Muff Warmer FW94
Stoneware Muff Warmer FW94
Original, quality 1920's two tone glazed stoneware muff warmer in the form of a miniature footwarmer to be filled with hot water. The front and the top stopper are both in dark brown glazed stoneware and the rear end is impressed "Denby of Derby". One minor chip to the threaded section on the stopper otherwise complete and in good and working order. 5" long x 2" wide and 2.5" tall. 
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Price: 145.00


Worcester Stoneware Footwarmer FW93
Original, quality late 19th century two tone glazed stoneware footwarmer or hot water bottle. This example has a coffee brown coloured front with an embossed grip, a screw in stopper to the top and is transfer printed "Whiteman Bros Ironmongers Worcester". Also impressed "2qt" (4 pints) for the size. Originally to be filled with hot water but also useful as a door stop filled with sand. 12.5" long x 5" and 6.5" tall including stopper.  
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Price: 45.00


Worcester Stoneware Footwarmer FW93



Ideal Stoneware Footwarmer FW91
Ideal Stoneware Footwarmer FW91
Original, quality 1920's buff coloured stoneware hot water bottle / footwarmer decorated in blue and detailed 'Ideal' in a ribbon swag to each side and "West Bros Battersea" for the retailer to the front. The screw in stopper has a chip under the rim, otherwise all is complete and in good and working order. Originally filled with hot water now ideal as a door stop filled with sand. 9" x 5" wide and 5" tall including stopper. 
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Price: 115.00


Doulton Stoneware Footwarmer FW90
Original, quality circa 1900, stoneware footwarmer hot water bottle, decorated in black transfer text "Doultons Improved Footwarmer Lambeth Pottery London" to both sides and to the top front "Palmers Stores Ltd China dept Hammersmith" for the retailer. The top screw out stopper is impressed for Doulton and does have a minor chip, otherwise all is in super order and complete and in good and working order. Originally filled with hot water now ideal asa door stop filled with sand. 9.5" long x 5" tall and 4" wide. 
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Price: 125.00


Doulton Stoneware Footwarmer FW90



The Wintawant Stoneware Footwarmer FW89
The Wintawant Stoneware Footwarmer FW89
Original, quality 1920's two tone glazed stoneware cylindrical shaped hot water bottle with a brown screw in stopper on a dark brown neck with a buff coloured body. Transfer printed "The Wintawant" to the front and "Bourne Denby England" for the manufacturer to the underside. Complete and in good and working order. 10" tall and 4" diam. 
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Price: 38.00


The Dainty Stoneware Muff Warmer FW88
Original, quality 1920's buff coloured stoneware muff warmer to be filled with hot water and carried in the ladies muff or the coat pocket. This super example has the original screw in stopper, two eyes to the top for a small brass chain or cord and is transfer printed in blue to the front "The Dainty Muff Warmer". Complete and in good and working order and in mint condition. 5" x 2.75" x 1.5". 
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Price: 165.00


The Dainty Stoneware Muff Warmer FW88



Grimwades Decorated Mecca Ceramic Footwarmer FW86
Grimwades Decorated Mecca Ceramic Footwarmer FW86
Original, quality 1900 / 1920's unusual decorated version of the white ceramic 'Mecca' Footwarmer manufactured by "Grimwades, Winton China Works, Stoke on Trent". The underside is detailed as such and "Hanover" for the model. The body is decorated in colour to all sides in a pattern of apple blossom with branches, birds in flight and a cockatoo repeated four times. The original matching screw in stopper is missing but a plain one from a plain Mecca footwarmer is included and is a good fit but the original would have been decorated. A length of old cord has been left on as it was found. This example will hold water and is complete apart from the original stopper, but it has suffered some flaking to the finished glaze, clearly visible in the pictures. This is the first of this model we have seen. 11.5" tall x 8" x 4.25" front to back. 
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Price: 165.00


Grimwades Decorated 'Mecca' Ceramic Footwarmer FW85
Original, quality very unusual decorated version of the white ceramic 'Mecca' Footwarmer manufactured by "Grimwades, Winton China Works, Stoke on Trent". The underside is detailed as such and with the registration number for the year 1910. The body is decorated in colour to all sides in a chinoiserie pattern including the original screw in stopper. All complete and in good order with just a minuscule chip to the bead decoration on the stopper. The first we have seen of this model. 11.5" tall x 8" x 4.25" front to back. 
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Price: 300.00


Grimwades Decorated 'Mecca' Ceramic Footwarmer FW85



Bungalow Footwarmer FW81
Bungalow Footwarmer FW81
Original, quality buff coloured stoneware hot water bottle/footwarmer of a rectangular shape. This example has a screw in stopper to the top, two steel rings for the original rope handle and is transfer printed in black with a picture of a bungalow and "The Bungalow Footwarmer, Derby Stoneware" and with the registration number for the year 1913. Complete and in good and working order. 10" x 6.5" x 2.5" front to back. 
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Price: 125.00


The Scotia Stoneware Footwarmer FW78
Original, quality 1920's two tone glazed stoneware footwarmer with a screw in composite stopper and transfer printed to the front "The Scotia Footwarmer". The shoulder is impressed "1" for the pint size. All is complete and in good and working order. 9" tall and 3.5" diam,  
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Price: 38.00


The Scotia Stoneware Footwarmer  FW78



Doulton Stoneware Footwarmer FW70
Doulton Stoneware Footwarmer FW70
Original, quality 1920's, stoneware hot water bottle of a three sided shape, with a screw in stopper to the end and a black transfer printed "Royal Doulton" with the lion above. One small chip to the rim otherwise complete and in good and working order. 10.5" tall x 4.5" diameter.  
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Price: 38.00


Mecca Ceramic Footwarmer FW69
Original, quality, white ceramic, hot water filled footwarmer of a bellied flask shape with a circular screw-in stopper to the top, two holes for a cord to the shoulder and the underside is printed in green "The Mecca, Grimwades Ltd England, Hotwater Bottle" and with the registration number for the year 1910. No chips or cracks and complete and in good and working order. 10" x 6.5" + 3.5".  
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Price: 38.00


Mecca Ceramic Footwarmer FW69



Large Stoneware Footwarmer FW68
Large Stoneware Footwarmer FW68
Original, quality, late 19th century, large glazed buff coloured stoneware footwarmer, for filling with hot water. This superb example, the first we have seen, would have been used on the floor of a coach or motor car and is decorated to the edges of the sloping front with arrowroot leaves in deep relief and has faux screwed on fittings to each side to take rope handles. The original screw in stopper has survived and some restoration has been carried out around the neck of the filler aperture. The front is impressed with the maker's stamp "Powell of Bristol" and all is now complete and in good and working order. A most unusual hot water bottle. 12" wide x 9.25" front to back + 6" tall including stopper.  
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Price: 285.00


Old Fulham Pottery Hot Water Bottle FW67
Original, quality, stoneware hot water bottle, with a screw off stopper and a wire loop handle with a turned wooden grip to the top. The front is impressed "2 Qt" for the size (2 quarts = 4 pints), transfer printed "Ye Olde Fulham Pottery est.1671" and with the registration number for the year 1913. Complete and in good and working order. 11.5" diameter plus the wire grip, 5" wide, 5" front to back.  
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Price: 38.00


Old Fulham Pottery Hot Water Bottle FW67



Adaptable Hot Water Bottle FW66
Adaptable Hot Water Bottle FW66
Original, quality, buff coloured, stoneware bedwarmer / hot water bottle of a circular form, with flat sides, a screw off top and a wire handle with a wooden grip. The transfer printing to the face details "The Adaptable Hot Water Bottle and Bed Warmer", "The Old Fulham Pottery est.AD1671", directions for use and the registration number for the year 1904. Complete and in good and working order. 8.5" diameter plus the wire grip, 4" front to back inculding screw in knob.  
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Price: 78.00


DBC Stoneware Footwarmer FW65
Original, quality 1920's, coffee brown and glazed stoneware hot water bottle. This example is transfer printed to the front "DBC Famous For Value" and has the original black composition screw in stopper. The stopper is embossed "The Domestic Bazaar Co Ltd", so we all now know what 'DBC' stands for. Complete and in good and working order. 10" tall x 4" diameter.  
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Price: 30.00


DBC Stoneware Footwarmer FW65



Stoneware Hot Water Bottle FW35
Stoneware Hot Water Bottle FW35
Original, quality, 1920's/30's, flask shaped, buff coloured glazed stoneware foot warmer, with two side loops to the shoulders to attach a carry cord and a screw off stopper. These were filled with hot water and used as bed or foot warmers. Complete and in good and working order. 10" x 6.5" x 2.75". 
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Price: 38.00


Tin Stomach Warmer SW3
Original, quality, late 19th century, superb very thin and curved oval shaped hot water filled warmer, in tin, with a brass label, screw off cap and a folding flat wire loop handle. This incredible warmer has just one minor dent, otherwise all is in mint condition. The pressed brass oval maker's plate is detailed "Michael Wright, Hydropathic Appliance and Bath Manf Co, Matlock Bank" All has been cleaned and lacquered and is complete and in good and working order. 8.25" x 6.5" and 2.25" front to back.  
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Price: 185.00


Tin Stomach Warmer SW3



Copper Stomach Warmer SW2
Copper Stomach Warmer SW2
Original, quality, late 19th century, curved and flat copper hot water filled warmer, with a screw off brass cap, two side loops and a pressed brass label with instructons for use. These were tied around the waist under ones clothing using a ribbon or bandage to ease stomach pains. Some minor dents, otherwise complete and in good and working order. Polished and lacquered, although the lacquer may be removed at no extra cost. 10" x 7.5" and 2.5".  
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Price: 165.00


Copper Warming Pan WP41
Original, quality, late 19th century, copper warming pan with the original ebonised turned wooden handle. These were originally used with hot coals inside to warm up the bed before use. This example has a punch engraved decoration to the lid, a lifting ring and is complete, although a little dented to the underside. The copper has been polished and lacquered, although the lacquer may be removed at no extra cost. Complete and in good and working order. Total length 41.5" x handle 1.25" diameter, pan 11" diameter and 3.5" front to back.  
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Price: 65.00


Copper Warming Pan WP41



Brass and Copper Warming Pan WP40
Brass and Copper Warming Pan WP40
Original, quality, late 19th century, copper warming pan with the original brass lid and turned fruitwood handle, these were originally used with hot coals inside to warm up the bed before use. This unusual example has a punch engraved decoration to the lid, a lifting ring and does have some minor metal fatigue to the rim of the lid, but otherwise all is complete and in good order. The metalwork has been polished and lacquered, although the lacquer may be removed at no extra cost. Total length 42" x handle 1.25" diameter, pan 11" diameter and 3.5" front to back.  
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Price: 95.00


Huge Copper Bedwarmer WP35
Original, quality, mid to late 19th century, extra large, copper bedwarmer of an ovoid form, to be filled with hot water and with a cast brass screw on filler cap and two cast brass loop handles with turned fruitwood grips. The original brass plug is still in place beneath the screw on cap and although there are a few very minor dents, all is in superb condition. This would be filled with hot water and is complete and in good and working order and has been polished and lacquered, although the lacquer may be removed at no extra cost. 31" x 16.5" and 6.5" tall. 
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Price: 300.00


Huge Copper Bedwarmer WP35

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