Rare Antique Victorian Ceramic Birthing Egg
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A Rare Antique Victorian Ceramic Birthing Egg. These Ceramic Eggs Were Given By Midwives To Mothers In Labour To Grip And Squeeze Whilst Giving Birth. They Were Also Seen As A Goodluck Charm For A Successful Birth.
Midwives Would Use The Eggs Again And Again, Which Is Why So Few Have Survived.
The Front Shows A Baby Face Coming From The Egg And To The Rear, A Baby’s Bottom And Foot.
A Rare Survivor!
Condition is good, commensurate with age and use. Structurally sound.
Measures 5.5cm x 3.5cm
Weighs 59.30 grams