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We are showing high quality antiques and decorative items at the renowned Great Grooms Antique Centre, Hungerford, Berkshire, RG17 0EP. Both within easy reach of M4 (Junction 14) and with a mainline station and good private car parking facilities at Great Grooms. We display the widest variety of antiques at all price levels, including paintings, furniture, fireside pieces and other decorative interior items.We are very happy to discuss with clients their needs and to provide a sourcing service. We can advise on the acquisition of pieces in all areas of the fine and decorative arts, assisting clients in their search for individual pieces or for a particular item. We also provide a full interior design service and can source and acquire all the relevant items on your behalf. If you have queries regarding this or any intended purchase please contact us. All items can be delivered either by postal service or by trusted and fully insured couriers; we use both for the UK market and for overseas delivery. Please inquire by email or phone to obtain a quote for delivery options. Items are described as Excellent - A1 Condition no faults, Very Good - very good condition with only very minor cosmetic issues if atall and consistent with age, Good - in good overall condition with some ageing and wear.


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Pair of Handpainted French Toleware Tins c.1900

Ref: LA66446

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Description

A Pair of highly decorative handpainted French Toleware Tins. Toleware, or simply tole, refers to items and objets made of tin that have beenjap[anned or lacquered, and adorned with a picture or design. Developing in the early 18th century, this technique spread across Europe and America, and trade in these items grew over the ensuing decades.The base for tole was fabricated of metal. Sheets of iron or steel were dipped in molten tin or pewter (which is an alloy of tin and copper) to form a foundation that could be decorated with paint or varnish. The resulting base material is often referenced as tinplate when toleware is described. This decorating technique is said to have been developed to keep utilitarian household products from rusting.

Also known as tôle peinte (which is French for "painted sheet iron"), painted tin, or simply tole, the technique was applied to a variety of household things – from humble utilitarian household goods to decorative fixtures – and in a range of styles. Some of the most commonly found items are candlesticks, trays, urns, and tea service or storage items.


Measurements

Height : 16 cm - 6.3 in

Width : 14 cm - 5.51 in

Depth : 8 cm - 3.15 in

Declaration

Marlborough Antiques & Interiors has clarified that the pair of handpainted French toleware tins (LA66446) is genuinely of the period declared with the date/period of manufacture being 1900.

Condition

Excellent for age

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