RARE FLIGHT BARR & BARR WORCESTER GOLDFINCH INKSTAND

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  • Item Category: Ceramics
  • Source: eBay UK
  • Sold Date: Oct 02, 2014
  • Channel: Auction House

RARE FLIGHT BARR & BARR WORCESTER PRCELAIN DESK PEN TRAY ALL HAND PAINTED WITH A COLOURFULL GOLDFINCH WITH A MASK HANDLE . IT HAS A SUPERB APPLE GREEN GROUND COLOUR AND IT WAS HAND PAINTED BY SAMUAL ASTLES WITH BIRDS - BUTTERFLIS - FLOWERS IT WAS CONFIRMED AS HIS WORK BY HENRY SANDON WHEN HE SAW IT MANY YEARS AGO . THE HANDLE HAS HAD AN HONEST RIVET REPAIR THE HANDLE IS THE ORIGINAL HANDLE AND ONE OF THE ORNATE SHAPE FEET HAS A CHIP, AND ON THE UNDERSIDE OF THE RIM ONLY IT HAS 3 SMALL NIPS. THE FRONT GILDED EDGE HAS NONE. AS YOU CAN SEE WELL IN THE PICTURES OF IT THE CONDITION IS STILL VERY GOOD AND NOT EVEN RUBBED IT IS 10.7 INCHES LONG BY 7.1 INCHES AND APPROX 4 INCHES TALL ATTHE MASK HANDLE.