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An extremely rare yellow border Chamberlain Worcester shanked slops bowl dating from c1800. Yellow is the rarest colour to find used on early English porcelain due to the complex nature of the firing; it was unstable and so almost impossible to produce. As such, yellow ground porcelains were very expensive and sought after at the time and a rare item for collectors to find today.

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This very fine example is a delightful slops bowl with moulded spiral shanked decoration. The bowl is Chamberlain Worcester, pattern number 'No124'. This pattern number is listed in 'Chamberlain-Worcester Porcelain' by Geoffrey A. Godden as 'Shanked yellow, gold border' taken from the original list of Chamberlain patterns.   

This charming slops bowl is an excellent example of this rare colour ground. The border round the top of the bowl has this rich canary yellow which has applied decoration . This giving a very elegant and rich decoration. The yellow borders are bounded on both sides by a gilt lines.

Around the shanked body are scattered gilt flower sprigs, in between which are small single gilt leaves. This pattern is quite delightful and rare to find.

In the bottom inside of the bowl can be found a gilt sprig of leaves.

A most charming Chamberlain Worcester shanked Slops Bowl, having a very rare yellow & gold border, Pattern Number 124, c1800.

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Size and Weight: (values are approximate)

  • 6¾" (172mm) diameter.
  • 3¼" (81mm)  height.
  • 14oz (392gms) weight.

Marks:

There are no manufacturer's marks, but this is a Chamberlain Worcester piece of Pattern Number 124, c1800. A sucrier of the same set is marked with 'Chamberlains Worcester warranted pattern 124.

Condition:

This charming and very rare yellow ground Chamberlain's Worcester slops bowl is in  good condition. There are no cracks, repairs or restoration and the decoration is in good order, with some minor wear.  The only extremely minor imperfections are a small glaze speckles of kiln smut as shown below. This is a manufacturing flaw, not damage.

These imperfections are extremely minor - this is certainly a very fine Chamberlain Worcester bowl for the connoisseur collector.

Description
Description An extremely rare yellow border Chamberlain Worcester shanked slops bowl dating from c1800. Yellow is the rarest colour to find used on early English porcelain due to the complex nature of the firing; it was unstable and so almost impossible to produce. As such, yellow ground porcelains were very expensive and sought after at the time and a rare item for collectors to find today.
Pattern Yellow and Gilt Decoration, Pattern 124
Condition (See main description for full details and pictures) This charming and very rare yellow ground Chamberlain's Worcester slops bowl is in  good condition. There are no cracks, repairs or restoration and the decoration is in good order, with some minor wear. The only extremely minor imperfections are a small glaze speckles of kiln smut as shown in the full description. This is a manufacturing flaw, not damage.

Rare Chamberlain's Worcester Yellow Ground Oval Shanked Slops Bowl, Gilt Decoration, Pattern 124, c1800

  • £95.00


Tags: Chamberlain's Worcester, Yellow Ground, Oval Shanked Slops Bowl, Yellow and Gilt Decoration, Pattern 124, c1800