Scottish spongeware bowl “keep the home fire burning” Sold
An early 20th century Scottish spongeware bowl printed with ” keep the home fires burning till the boys come home”
6½” diameter x 2½” high
“Keep the Home Fires Burning Till the Boys Come Home” is a British patriotic First World War song composed in 1914 by Ivor Novello with words by Lena Gilbert Ford.
The song became very popular in the United Kingdom during the war, along with “Its a long way to Tipperary”