An attractive Chamberlain Worcester shanked oval sucrier lid dating from c1795. The lid is decorated with Cobalt blue and gilt foliate Decoration.
The sucrier lid has a beautiful oval and waisted shape. The lid is moulded with spiral lines that are known as a shanked moulded body. Each of the spiral lines has a double line to it, referred to as 'tram line' and is a feature of the Chamberlain's Worcester manufacture.
The lid is decorated with a wide band of under glaze cobalt blue edged with gilt lines and applied foliate sprigs. There is also foliate garlands radiating up over the lid.
The cover has a typical flat oval mushroom shaped finial, this having spiral mouldings to the top portion and embellished with gilded lines.
This is a lovely Chamberlain Worcester Sucrier cover, which hopefully will be the item required if you have a sucrier without a lid! c1795.
Size and Weight:
- 3" (75mm) in height to the top of the cover finial.
- 5½" (140mm) length at the outside edge of the cover.
- 4¾" (121mm) length at the edges of the inside of the cover (i.e. the size of the bowl).
- 4" (102mm) width.
- 3¼" (85mm) width at the edges of the inside of the cover (i.e. the size of the bowl).
- 7¼oz (209gms) total weight.
- (values are approximate)
There is a manufacturer's mark on the cover as shown in the images below. It is from the Chamberlain's Worcester factory c1795; characterised by the tram line spiral fluting and mushroom shape to the finial. It is also marked in red with 'Chamberlains Wor Warrented'.
This beautifully elegant sucrier lid is generally in good condition, with mainly some signs of wear to the gilt rim and a tight firing crack across the top of the lid to one side of the finial. This would likely to have occurred during the firing process.
There are also a few areas of light kiln smut in the glaze on the underside rim of the lid.
|Description||An attractive Chamberlain Worcester shanked oval sucrier lid dating from c1795. The lid is decorated with Cobalt blue and gilt foliate Decoration.|
|Year of Manufacture||c1795|
|Pattern||Cobalt blue and gilt foliate|
|Condition (See main description for full details and pictures)||There are also a few areas of light kiln smut in the glaze on the underside rim of the lid.|
Chamberlain Worcester Sucrier Lid, Oval Shanked shape with Cobalt blue and gilt foliate Decoration, c1795
- Brand: Chamberlain Worcester
- Product Code: p1368
- Availability: In Stock