Posts Tagged ‘clown’

C is for… Clown

Monday, February 8th, 2010

We added this clown moneybox to the Child’s Play section of our website recently.

vintage 1960s Carlton Ware Pottery clown moneybox vintage 1960s Carlton Ware Pottery clown moneybox

We know that not everyone likes clowns – it’s actually a recognised fear, Coulrophobia – but this is a cute little fella!

vintage 1960s Carlton Ware train money box

The clown is one of a number of eye-catching moneyboxes produced by Carltonware in the 1960s. There’s also a princess, pirate, cat, owl, policeman, soldier, train and Noah’s Ark to name but a few.

vintage 1960s Carlton Ware guardsman moneybox

If you’d like to see some more examples, have a look at the Lovers of Carlton Ware Flickr group.

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