rare early c19th regency period papiermch tray decorated with foxhunting scene

Rare early C19th Regency period papier-mâché tray decorated with fox-hunting scene.


Price

£1,750

Item Ref

ML 167

Description

Rare early C19th Regency period papier-mâché tray decorated with fox-hunting scene.
Featuring a rare subject matter for a tray of this type and period , painted with a wooded landscape scene with traditional scarlet-clad and top-hatted riders on horse-back following a pack of hounds in pursuit of a fleeing fox , which is depicted on the crest of the bank.
The broad raised edge of the tray decorated with continuous gilt bamboo decoration, of rectangular shape with gently rounded corners . The dished centre with gilded surround.
The reverse stamped with the impressed mark for the rare and little-known makers of "Dyson & Benson, London" and surmounted by a Crown . Dyson and Benson's "Japan Tin and Paper Tray Manufactory " in London closed in 1823 following bankruptcy. The inventory of the bankruptcy sale included "highly finished Salvers, Trays and waiters in sizes..."
The painting in excellent condition with no losses or damage .
Very minor age crackulature / crazing to the original varnished surface as to be expected.
The original colours retaining a bright hue .
H 23"
W 30"
D 2"
England , London c.1820
Established in the Cathedral City of Worcester for over 30 years , M.Lees&Sons , run by Michael Lees ,have been dealing with public and trade from show-rooms in an early Georgian town-house. We aim to provide a straight-forward approach to our business and build lasting relationships with our customers. As members of the 'London and Provincial Antique Dealers Association' , we provide full descriptive details , date ,authenticity and any available provenance ,with full disclosure of any restoration or repair which may have taken place .
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Located in the centre of Worcester in the shadow of the Cathedral with easy parking nearby. Exit Junction 7 M5 and follow the signs for Worcester Porcelain Museum . Our premises are located 100 metres from the Museum and 50 metres from Pay&Display car-park in nearby King St.
Internal Ref: ML 167


Dimensions

Height = 60 cm (24")
Width = 75 cm (30")
Depth = 4 cm (2")



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