Tunbridge Ware Octagonal Column Go-to-Bed c1860

£185.00

Product Code:2019121015

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Description

Heading : Tunbridge Ware octagonal column go-to-bed c1860

Period : Victoria
Origin : England 
Colour : Multi
 
Composition: Wood

Size :  9.5cm height. 5.8cm lid. 5.4cm base
Condition : No signs of damage.
Restoration : Professionally relaquered
Weight: 69.5 grams 

Tunbridge Ware became synonymous with the spa town Royal Tunbridge Wells in the 19th century as wealthy tourists flocked to take the waters. promenade along The Walks. now known as The Pantiles. and enjoy the local sights.  The intricate tesserae designs became more and more elaborate and manufacturers such as Thomas Barton. Edmund Nye and Henry Hollamby applied them to every manner of usable and attractive objects.

A beautifully decorated Victorian ‘Go-to-Bed’ with decorated octagonal column and lid.  The chamber is subdivided for tapers and matches and the lid has a central bone taper holder and bone turning knob.  The turned base incorporates a match striker.

 

 

Additional information

Weight250 g

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