A Robert Vorley Tunbridge Ware Butterfly Trinket Box 2019

Heading : Tunbridge Ware - A Robert Vorley Butterfly Trinket Box - 2019
Date : 2019
Period : 21st century
Origin : Essex, England

Decoration : two-part box with lift-off lid; micro-mosaic butterfly set within a reserve made of tesserae; banded key-line stringing; to the four sides of the box, an eleven-square geometric band in the form of a chain pattern, bounded by a pair of banded and continuous pieces of key-line stringing; green needle cord lining; made from 5662 individual tesserae
Size : 4.9 cm x 5.1 cm x 5.1 cm
Condition : As new
Restoration : none
Weight : 55 grams

Notes : this particular box is made from decorative elements consisting of eight different woods set in to cocoabola veneers; signed and dated to the bottom - ROBERT VORLEY 2019.

Robert Vorley is the only current exponent of Tunbridge Ware worthy of the name still using traditional methods of manufacture. Now in his 80s the work of this former architectural model maker will never be surpassed.

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  • Product Code: VOR008
  • Availability: Sold
  • £165.00

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