ANTIQUE BOWL & PITCHER SET " CROWN DEVON " ENGLISH

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  • Source: eBay
  • Sold Date: Nov 17, 2011
  • Channel: Auction House
ANTIQUE WASH BASIN W/ PITCHER
BY CROWN DEVON, ENGLAND
( S. FIELDING CO.)
REGISTRY # 577373
WE HAVE HERE A CHARMING BEDROOM WASH SET SHOWING THE WARM WEAR OF FAMILY USE OF OVER 86 YRS.
THE FACTORY HAS A LONG HISTORY LOCATED IN STOKE ON TRENT ( COUNTY OF DEVON ) WHERE MOST OF THE
FINE CHINA MANUFACTURERS ARE BECAUSE OF THE QUALITY CLAY IN THE AREA. THE COMPANY WAS GIVEN
THE USE OF THE CROWN LOGO AFTER A VISIT FROM THE ROYALS IN 1913. IN 1915 THEY ADDED " CROWN DEVON " .
PRODUCTION OF THIS PIECE IS ESTIMATED TO BE 1923 - 1925
THE BACKGROUND COLOR IS A WARM BEIGE WITH GOLD TRANSFERS, GOLD PIN STRIPING ON THE POURING
SPOUT AND HANDLE AND HAND PAINTED FLOWERS. VARIATION IN COLORS IN THE PICTURES IS DUE TO LIGHTING.
FULL DISCLOSURE IS MY THING SO HERE IS A LIST OF IMPERFECTIONS:
PLEASE USE MAGNIFY T0 SEE IT ALL.
FIRST PICTURE- ( BOWL AND PITCHER ) 1/4" CHIP ON THE BOWL@VERY BOTTOM EDGE JUST LEFT OF CENTER,
SOME WEAR OF THE GOLD TRIM LINE AROUND THE RIM.
SECOND PICTURE - ( PITCHER ) - SOME WEAR OF THE GOLD TRIM LINE ON SIDE OF HANDLE @ TOP CURVE, VERY LITE
CRAZING ON 1/4 OF THE SIDE FROM ABOUT 1/2 WAY DOWN TO TOP 1/2 OF THE BULGE.
THIRD PICTURE - MAKERS' MARK ON BOTTOM OF PITCHER.
FOURTH PICTURE - MAKERS' MARK ON BOTTOM OF BOWL.
FIFTH PICTURE - MINOR WORN
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