Belgian 'Melkwacht' ironstone milk boiler
Belgian 'Melkwacht' ironstone milk boiler

Belgian 'Melkwacht' ironstone milk boiler

Regular price £40

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A Belgian mid century 'Melkwacht' boiler (Milk Gaurd or Garde-Lait in French). Circa 1950-60, the winged ironstone boiler would sit in a pan and prevent milk from boiling over whilst heating.

Made of cream white glazed pottery, the horn shaped shaft is marked with a black under-glaze stamp reading the following:

MELKWACHT - wett. ged. - Ned. Octrooi 69578 - Brevet Belge 49082 - marque déposé - GARDE-LAIT

(MILK GUARD - legal. Ed. - Dutch Patent 69578 - Brevet Belge 49082 - marque déposé - GARDE-LAIT)

 

16cm Tall (6-1/4")

13cm Foot diameter (5-1/8")

Some glaze crazing and very light usage wear, otherwise very good condition with no chips or cracks. 

Ref/MELKWACHT
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Belgian 'Melkwacht' ironstone milk boiler
Belgian 'Melkwacht' ironstone milk boiler
Belgian 'Melkwacht' ironstone milk boiler
Belgian 'Melkwacht' ironstone milk boiler
Belgian 'Melkwacht' ironstone milk boiler
Belgian 'Melkwacht' ironstone milk boiler
Belgian 'Melkwacht' ironstone milk boiler
Belgian 'Melkwacht' ironstone milk boiler
Belgian 'Melkwacht' ironstone milk boiler