Antique Royal Worcester 1887 Gilt Elephant Handled Pitcher By Charley Baldwyn
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Antique Royal Worcester 1887 Gilt Elephant Handled Pitcher By Charley Baldwyn:
This is a magnificent andimpressive, antique 1887, rare, Royal Worcester, narrowneck jug with gilt elephant handle, hand painted by Charley Baldwyn, with stunning raised floral sprays of crimson, pink, blue, orange, lilac, yellow and green flowers, raised brown and olive gilt highlighted foliage, fabulous gilt ornate elephant handle, gilt banding with ringed slender waisted neck, against a beautiful matt Baldwyn jugs are onpastel blue or blush ivory backgrounds, this onesunusualbeingan early pieceandon a lovely neutral ivorybackground. It's very rare to find a hand painted floral design by Charley Baldwynandthis is certainly one of the best,I'veseen (nice muted pastel colours) it'll easily fit into most modern day house colour schemes.
As you can see from myphotographs the workmanship in this jug/pitcher is truly exquisite.This is a rare opportunity to own, a truly superb CharleyBaldwyn Royal Worcester floral leaf and gilt jug,in absolutely fabulous original condition.
This magnificentRoyal Worcester jug/pitcher has no chips, cracks,fleabites,or restoration(superb quality) even the gilding is very good, quite simply, a stunning jug, just a verybeautiful undamaged honestpiece ofRoyal Worcester porcelain.
The base hastheprinted puce crown and circle mark ofRoyal Worcester, pattern number 419 first designed in 1884 and listed in Royal worcester's design books as a narrow neck jug with elephant handle, plusthe date letterY for the year 1887. This jug/pitcher is signed with thedistinctiveBY initials. A common Charley Baldwyn signature trademark.
It's hard to believe this exquisite delicate jug/pitcher has been througha couple World wars,is 127 years old, andisstill infabulous undamaged original condition,a real joy to behold, whoever purchases this, will not be disappointed.
Charles Henry Clifford Baldwyn (1859-1943) ....
Worked for Royal Worcesterbetween 1874-1909.Royal Worcester artists were encouraged to develop their own specialist subject and Charley Baldwyn's was birds in flightmainly swans. Hespecialised in moonlight scenes.Charley Baldwynalsoenjoyed paintingwatercolours andsome of his work was exhibited at the Royal Academy.
Dimensions as follows .....
Height: 7.75 inches or 19.5 cm
Diameter: 5 inches or 12.5 cm (widest)
Weight: 492 grams or 1lb 1 ozs
These stunningRoyal WorcesterCharley Baldwyn jugs andarereally appreciating in value.Please note, I don't think my photo's are doing this magnificent jug true justice.
I've only got one, once it's gone .... it's gone. You might never findanother one this good, and if there's one thing I've learned about antiques, when items areof quality and extremelyrare he who hesitates, normally ends up losing out.
Thisvery highly collectable/sought-afterRoyal Worcester pitcher would make a superb gift, or solid future investment.
The pitcher will be carefully packaged and posted, recorded, special delivery with insurance.
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