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A fantastic antique water filter by Slack and Brownlow of Canning Works, Manchester. With the origin of the firm dating back to 1830, this example dates to around 1890 when the company were operating out of Canning Works, Manchester. They specialised in water filters, later for use of troops in the field at which time they moved to Tonbridge to be closer to the docks for export. Made from salt glaze pottery and with hold for 'tap' towards the bottom. These salvaged pots now make grerat garden planters and are a a perfect sustainable piece for the home. A quirky period item, perfect to add soul and character to any modern space. 


Chips to the lid (please see photos). Staining to inside and to lid. Shows signs of wear and tear as it is old and has been used, but only adds to its character. Great decorative item which would look fantastic in any home or business interior.

Please look at photos closely as they form part of the item description.


27 cm diameter, 49 cm height, 21.5 cm internal diameter

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Antique Slack and Brownlow Manchester Salt Glaze Water Filter Pot Garden Planter

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