Vintage Lustreware Ceramic Fish Thermometer


Vintage lustreware ceramic fish thermometer in excellent condition.

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Vintage Lustreware Ceramic Fish Thermometer in very good condition.

Lustreware is a captivating form of ceramic artistry known for its metallic sheen and iridescent glazes. Its origins date back to ancient civilizations, particularly during the Islamic Golden Age, and it has influenced various cultures over the centuries. Artisans achieve the distinctive brilliance of lustreware by applying metallic compounds to a glazed ceramic piece and subjecting it to a complex firing process. This technique results in a range of iridescent colors, from golds and silvers to blues and purples. Lustreware’s enduring beauty has made it a cherished and versatile art form, finding its place in museums, collections, and contemporary art. Skilled artisans continue to preserve and evolve this ancient tradition, ensuring lustreware remains a cherished facet of the ceramic arts.

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Mersey Repurposing operates from New Brighton near Liverpool. We ship all orders from this address.

Looking for a gift to show you’ve thought outside the box? MR has a range of individually designed gifts to show how unique your loved one is. Examples of our personalised gifts can be seen throughout our store. They range from antique phones and clocks brought back into modern day-to-day use to stunning pottery and glassware with a secondary and less ornamental purpose. We also have a collection of classic books, re-packaged with an information pack, making the reading that much more meaningful. For truly bespoke gifts, please view our antiques catalogue and email us with your idea. With your input, we can price it up and give you a timescale.

Due to the nature of our store, a great deal of research has gone into every item as we do not want to damage or change pieces that have historical significance in their current state. Therefore if any of our pieces are listed incorrectly, please do not hesitate to contact us.

Because we are a small, family-run business, at the moment our projects are relatively small scale and we cannot cater to extremely large custom orders. However, we pride ourselves on our finished products’ quality therefore will not sell objects in any other condition than advertised.

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