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Pair Jabberwocky Pattern Chamberlains Worcester Plates c1825

Heading :  Jabberwocky pattern Worcester Dessert Plates x 2 
Date : 1816-1840
Period :George III- Victoria
Marks : Chamberlains Worcester New Bond Street retail mark
Origin : Worcester, England 
Colour : Polychrome
Pattern : Jabberwocky 
Features : Painted Japanese styled bird over Kakiemon style flowers. Has become known as "Jabberwocky" pattern but was first produced in 1769 over a hundred years before Lewis Carrol wrote Jabberwocky. In the first appearance in a Christie's catalogue the pattern is described as "fine old rich dragon pattern, bleu celeste borders." 
Condition : One has a 3mm flake chip on underside of the rim.
Restoration : None
Dimensions : 3cm tall, 10.5cm bowl, 12.5cm foot
Weight : 1320 grams

The nonsense poem Jabberwocky evolved beytween 1855 and 1871 when the final version was published for Lewis Carroll.

Reference :

Dictionary of Worcester Porcelain Vol. I by John Sandon Pg. 208

Chamberlain Worcester Porcelain 1788-1852 by Geoffrey A. Godden Pg 35 Mark 11

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