Exceptional Tunbridge Ware Double Compartment Tea Caddy with Rare Image of Penshurst Place c1865

£675.00

Product Code:23070204

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Description

Heading : Exceptional Tunbridge ware sarcophagus double comparment & tea bowl caddy
Date : c1865
Period : Victoria
Origin :
Tunbridge Wells. Kent
Decoration : Pillow topped cover. The central mosaic is of an extremely rare view of Penshurst Place’s Elizabethan West face. Views of Penshurst Place are relatively rare anyway. but where they do come up they are almost always from an angle which faces the Solar and Buckingham buildings. Floral Berling woolwork border. geometric banding to side pansels of cover. The side panels of the main body have Berlin woolwork banding. Four bun feet. Internally. the compartments’ covers have geometric borders. Pressed glass tea bowl.
Size :  31×15.5x17cm
Condition : Excellent. minimal wear. a small amount of lifting to the central image and only a few missing tessserae
Restoration : Two new feet
Weight : 2058 grams

As above. this is a rare view of a rarely depicted house. The image is so rare that we have been unable to find a definitive answer as to who designed it. However. given it’s quality and it’s similarity to other designs. we feel confident in attributing this to Henry Hollamby.

Additional information

Weight3000 g

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