Coalport Pastille Burner. "The Umbrella House". Impressed date mark:1960. A beautiful octagonal-shaped porcelain cottage with applied bocage and flowers. Gilt trim. Geoffrey Godden, in "Coalport and Coalbrookdale Porcelains", p. 92, discusses the revival, in the early '60s, of a charming new line by Coalport of porcelain cottages based on antique examples of pastille burners. Pastilles are small pellets of aromatic paste and were used for scenting a room. This example, The Umbrella House, is shown in Pl. 215 of Godden's book. In very fine condition with no damage or faults. Measures 4 1/4 inches in diameter at the base by approximately 4 1/2 inches in height.