3690 – Mother Shipton Lustre Crested China Horseshore

Museum classification:
Images of Witchcraft / Good Luck / Charms and Talismans
Size:
12 x 10 x 3
Information:

A good luck gift from the world's oldest tourist attraction, Mother Shipton's Cave, Knaresborough Yorks.

A horseshoe shaped wall hanging, decorated with a vignette of Shipton and her prophecies, with the text:

"Round the world thoughts shall fly / In the twinkling of an eye / In the air shall men be seen / Carriages without horses shall go / Iron in the water shall float / as easy as a wooden boat."

The base reads:  "Jolly Good Luck".

 

 

Resource:
Object
Materials:
Ceramic
Copyright ownership:
MWM