Chicago Exposition~c.1880 Antique Coalport Gilded & Jewelled Beaded Lidded Box
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Chicago Exposition~c.1880 Antique Coalport Gilded & Jewelled Beaded Lidded Box :
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Rare Antique Coalport gilded and jewelled lidded box, made for the Chicago World Exposition.
Brand/Provenance: Coalport, England.
Age: 1880 - 1890.
Size: Measures 8.5cm in diameter X 4.5cm in height.
Artist/signature: Marked to the underside of the base with the early Coalportgreen crownstamp alongside factory shape numbers and artists markings.
Condition: The box is in absolute perfect, 'mint' condition with NO chips, cracks, wear or restoration. Only one partially chipped bead to the base and two to the lid.
Comments: A one of a kind, RARE Antique Coalport Jewelled and gilded lidded box. The box features an exquisite array of simulated turquoise jewels to the surface which decrease in size astheyform towards the centre. The centre features an Agate panel with fourrubies. The raised decoration is done byapplying small ceramic beads, one by one to the surface which are glazed in various enamels to replicate semi-precious stones. It is likely this box was produced to exhibit at the Chicago Exposition of 1893. This would also tie in correctly for the date of manufacture of the box (around 1890).
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