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The Fancy Fox is located in Suffolk, United Kingdom
Rare Chamberlain Worcester Porcelain Shell & Canoe Pen Tray c.1820
REF: FA0976 / LA322717
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A delicate canoe shape porcelain pen tray by Chamberlain's Worcester with incurved shell shaped ends, fully gilded inside and all the detail pick out in gilt. Beautifully painted inside and out with garden flowers and with a gilt dentil rim and gilt band around the base. Printed mark to the base with Bond Street address, 1816-1840. These pen trays by Chamberlain are very rare and the few known shapes are documented in "Chamberlain Worcester Porcelain 1788-1852" by Godden, page 274 where this design is described as "Shell and canoe shape" and an example documented in the Chamberlain sale records dated for February 1821. It measures 21.5cm (8 1/2") long, 5.2cm (2") wide and 5.5cm (2 1/8") high.
The Fancy Fox has clarified that the Rare Chamberlain Worcester Porcelain Shell & Canoe Pen Tray c.1820 (LA322717) is genuinely of the period declared with the date/period of manufacture being c.1820
Condition is excellent with no damage or restoration and very minor handling wear.
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This Rare Chamberlain Worcester Porcelain Shell & Canoe Pen Tray c.1820 is located in Suffolk, United Kingdom