Antique 18thc Spa Ware Georgian Treen Penwork Box Early Tunbridge Ware Influence
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Antique 18thc Spa Ware Georgian Treen Penwork Box Early Tunbridge Ware Influence:
Antique Spa Ware box dating from c1750
18.5cm long 15cm wide and 5.5cm high
A near identical box was exhibited at a French Spa Ware exhibition (picture of the box numbered 54in the catalogue is shown in picture 12)
The box has some wear as shown in the photos. The outer part of the catch is missing but the box can be opened by inserting a narrow object (such as a match stick).
Boxes made from this periodin the Belgium town of Spa influenced the early Tunbridge Ware makers.