Lot 1034 (The British & Continental Ceramics & Glass Auction, 20th January 2021)
Sold for £85
Condition good to fair.
Tray, along with the two lidded jars and the taperstick are generally good with light surface wear and crazing.
The smaller jar is lacking it's lid, also showing a section of white paint residue to rim which may cover possible restoration.
The taller jar has this around the rim, with evidence of a hairline crack to the rim.
The tallest jar is 8cm high.
These bear no facotry marks.
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EARLY 19TH CENTURY COALPORT INKSTAND,
circa 1810-20, the twin handled tray with fitted compartments for two lidded jars, two unlidded jars, and a central taperstick, each in blue with floral painted reserves within scrolling gilt borders, 30cm wide
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