Tunbridge Ware A Shallow Rectangular Robert Vorley Necklace Box 2004
Heading : Tunbridge Ware - A Shallow Rectangular Robert Vorley Necklace Box - 2004
Date : 2004
Period : 21st century
Origin : Essex, England
Decoration : A separate lift-off lid and base construction; to the lid, a mosaic painted lady butterfly set within a tesserated reserve; bounded by a pair of banded and continuous key-line strings; surrounded by a narrow pale-wood border and further pair of key-lines; rosewood veneers to the sides of the box; lined with patterned material
Size : 11.0 cm x 8.6 cm x 2.8 cm
Condition : Virtually as new; the tiniest sliver of split veneer to one corner
Restoration : none
Weight : 104grams
Note : This box is made from ten different woods with rosewood veneers and consists of 4000 individual tesserae.
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.
- Product Code: VOR016
- Availability: 1
Tags: Robert Vorley