Hexagonal Bandalasta Ware bowl , c 1926.
3 0 c m
actual image size: 32cm x 22cm

Hexagonal Bandalasta Ware bowl , c 1926.

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The polymer, thiourea-urea-formaldehyde, was discovered by Edmund Rositer in 1924 while working for the British Cyanides Company. It was made into so-called Bandalasta Ware by Brookes and Adams of Birmingham and used to produce domestic and picnic ware in a range of shapes and colours.

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