A Robert Vorley Tunbridge Ware Rectangular Cubed and Van Dyke Pattern Box - 2019
Heading : Tunbridge Ware - A Robert Vorley Rectangular Cubed and VanDyke Pattern Box - 2019
Date : 2019
Period : 21st century
Origin : Essex, England
Decoration : hinged two-part box; panel of classic Tunbridge Ware isometric cubes to the lid, with equally iconic VanDyke triangles to all four sides; banded key-line stringing around the lid, and enclosing the main feature of the side panels; green needle cord lining; made from 1,300 individual tesserae
Size : 7.2 cm x 8.4 x 18.3 cm
Condition : As new
Restoration : none
Weight : 355 grams
Notes : this particular box is made from decorative elements consisting of four different woods set in to ebony veneers; signed and dated to the bottom - ROBERT VORLEY 2019.
Mr Robert Vorley is the only current exponent of Tunbridge Ware worthy of the name, and worked with absolutely authentic, period methods of manufacture. Now in to his eighties, the work of this former architectural model-maker will never be surpassed.
- Product Code: VOR024
- Availability: Sold
Tags: Robert Vorley