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Early C19th Regency Period Black Lacquered Papier-mâché Rectangular Tray With Gilded Chinoiserie Decoration.


£1,150 | $1,452 USD | €1,321 EUR
Item Number: SA822605
Date of manufacture: Regency
Current Status: For sale
Seller: M Lees and Sons
This antique has been viewed 33 times in the past month with the most views from Singapore.


Early C19th Regency period black lacquered papier-mâché rectangular tray with gilded Chinoiserie decoration.
Striking black and gilt papier-mâché tray of good large scale decorated with fantastical Chinoiserie decoration featuring Phoenix or Ho-ho birds , moths , butterflies , ivy-leaf and blossom .
In excellent original with only minor historic chips to edges. The gilding in excellent condition with a bright hue and minimal loss or rubbing. The surface with minor aged crackulature or crazing , commensurate with age and use.
Unsigned or stamped to reverse, but of high-quality manufacture and skilfully decorated , probably by Clay or Jennens & Bettridge the leading producers of this type and style of papier-mâché ware during this period.
H 25.5”
W 30”
D 2”
England c.1820
Established in the Cathedral City of Worcester for over 30 years , M.Lees&Sons , run by Michael Lees ,have been dealing with public and trade from show-rooms in an early Georgian town-house. We aim to provide a straight-forward approach to our business and build lasting relationships with our customers. As members of the 'London and Provincial Antique Dealers Association' , we provide full descriptive details , date ,authenticity and any available provenance ,with full disclosure of any restoration or repair which may have taken place .
Whether buying for pleasure , decoration or investment, we welcome you to our web-site or premises .
Past projects have included advising clients on forming and disposing of collections , furnishing period properties , hotel and commercial projects , also a shoot-room and lodge .
All goods are available to view and owned by M.Lees&Sons .
If visiting, a telephone call prior is advisable as due to the demands of the business the show-room does not have regular hours . Please feel free to contact us if we can be of assistance .
Tel. 01905 26620 / 07860826218
Located in the centre of Worcester in the shadow of the Cathedral with easy parking nearby. Exit Junction 7 M5 and follow the signs for Worcester Porcelain Museum . Our premises are located 100 metres from the Museum and 50 metres from Pay&Display car-park in nearby King St.
Internal Ref: ML218


This item is antique. The date of manufacture has been declared as Regency.


Height = 64 cm (25.2")
Width = 75 cm (29.5")
Depth = 5 cm (2.0")

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M Lees and Sons
Tower House
1 Castle Place
Severn St
United Kingdom

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