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Tunbridge Ware Floral Trinket Box c1860

Heading : A fine Tunbridge Ware floral trinket box with satinwood case and period paper lining
Date : c1860
Period : Victoria
Origin :
Royal Tunbridge Wells, Kent, England
Decoration : Mosaic band and floral centre
Size :  16.6cms x 9cms and 4.7cms depth
Condition : There is a very small nick on the bone handle
Restoration : Professionally polished
Weight :  145 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.

 

 

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  • Product Code: 2019120335
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  • £190.00


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