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Vintage 1980’s Cat Statue/Door Stop , PARK ROSE BRIDLINGTON Pottery , Green, Red, Black Floral

Vintage 1980’s Cat Statue/Door Stop , PARK ROSE BRIDLINGTON Pottery , Green, Red, Black Floral

Regular price $35.00 USD
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This adorable Kitty Cat is for vintage enthusiasts seeking a unique statement piece for their home decor. Our charming life-size cat figurine captures the essence of the 80’s with its vibrant green, red, and black floral calico chintz chinoiserie design. Measuring approximately 5” high, 11” wide, and 7” deep, this delightful piece weighs 5 lb 13.8 oz and is sure to add a touch of nostalgia to any space.
Park Rose Pottery, founded in 1982 by Anthony Kusmirek and Noel Rawson, produced cat statues in England. The pottery was located on the main road into Bridlington, a seaside town in North Yorkshire. The pottery's original giftware included vases, plant pot holders, and ceramic lamp bases.

The history of vintage farmhouse chalkware floral cat doorstop sculptures, such as the PARK ROSE BRIDLINGTON Cat Statue, is intertwined with the rich tradition of chalkware and the enduring appeal of cat motifs in home decor.

Chalkware, also known as plaster of Paris, gained popularity in the late 19th and early 20th centuries as a medium for creating inexpensive yet decorative objects. These objects were often produced in molds, allowing for mass production and affordability. Chalkware pieces were commonly found in households across Europe and North America, serving as both functional items and decorative accents.

The floral cat doorstop sculptures in particular, like the PARK ROSE BRIDLINGTON Cat Statue, were prized for their dual functionality. Not only did they serve as charming decor pieces, but they also functioned as practical doorstops, adding both whimsy and utility to interior spaces.

The chintz and calico patterns adorning these cat sculptures reflect the influence of traditional textile designs, which often featured intricate floral motifs. These patterns were popular in farmhouse and cottage-style decor, evoking a sense of rustic charm and nostalgia for simpler times.

The PARK ROSE BRIDLINGTON Cat Statue, along with similar glazed earthenware figurines, represents the craftsmanship and attention to detail characteristic of vintage ceramic artistry. These figurines were often hand-painted with vibrant colors and glazed to enhance their durability and luster.

Today, vintage farmhouse chalkware floral cat doorstop sculptures remain highly sought after by collectors and enthusiasts of retro and country-style decor. They serve as reminders of a bygone era when handmade craftsmanship and whimsical charm were valued in both functional and decorative objects.

Wear Condition

***Please note that this item is preloved/ vintage & and may show signs of age and wear. Any imperfections are part of its charm and history. Please see accompanying pictures for more detail.

Display Props

***Please note that any display props, including but not limited to flowers, books, stands , are for decorative purposes only and do not come with the item for sale unless otherwise stated in the product description.


**Although this item may have been crafted before lead regulations, it is sold for aesthetic purposes only and may not be safe for food or beverage consumption

Decorative Use

***All products mentioned are intended for decorative purposes only and are not intended to be used as toys. Please keep out of reach of children and handle with care.


***Please note that this product is considered an oversized package for  shipping via USPS Ground Advantage and may incur additional shipping charges. While we strive to provide accurate shipping rates, oversized packages may exceed standard shipping dimensions and weight limits, resulting in higher shipping costs at checkout.


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