Antique Wedgwood Creamware Dinner Service with Gilded Chevrons on the Border
Antique Wedgwood Creamware Dinner Service with Gilded Chevrons on the Border
Antique Wedgwood Creamware Dinner Service with Gilded Chevrons on the Border
Antique Wedgwood Creamware Dinner Service with Gilded Chevrons on the Border
Antique Wedgwood Creamware Dinner Service with Gilded Chevrons on the Border
Antique Wedgwood Creamware Dinner Service with Gilded Chevrons on the Border
Antique Wedgwood Creamware Dinner Service with Gilded Chevrons on the Border
Antique Wedgwood Creamware Dinner Service with Gilded Chevrons on the Border
Antique Wedgwood Creamware Dinner Service with Gilded Chevrons on the Border
Antique Wedgwood Creamware Dinner Service with Gilded Chevrons on the Border
Antique Wedgwood Creamware Dinner Service with Gilded Chevrons on the Border
Antique Wedgwood Creamware Dinner Service with Gilded Chevrons on the Border
Antique Wedgwood Creamware Dinner Service with Gilded Chevrons on the Border
Antique Wedgwood Creamware Dinner Service with Gilded Chevrons on the Border
Antique Wedgwood Creamware Dinner Service with Gilded Chevrons on the Border

Antique Wedgwood Creamware Dinner Service with Gilded Chevrons on the Border

1820 England

Offered by Bardith

US$22,400 usd
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This large and extensive Wedgwood creamware dinner service is decorated with a border featuring gold chevrons set between two enameled blue lines. The creamware body has a warm look. The elegant gold chevron decoration along the borders creates a formal feeling. The juxtaposition of the soft creamware and the geometric ornament along the border is a beautiful combination.
In this extensive service are two elegant soup tureens. They have knops rising from painted leaves decorated with gilt and blue enamel. This pattern was first introduced by Wedgwood in the 18th century. The tureens are also described as pearl-glazed Queensware soup tureen and stand shape # 3 in the 1790 Wedgwood catalog found in the Wedgwood museum.
Josiah Wedgwood's creamware gained recognition when King George III and his consort, Queen Charlotte decided to favour local artisans to boost the country’s economy. A tea set was presented to the palace in the last quarter of 1765. Wedgwood then renamed his creamware pottery "Queensware".
In the late 18th and early 19th century Wedgwood Queensware was the first English pottery which for elegance and perfection of potting could compete successfully with the porcelain production of the European continent.
The service includes:
36 dinner dishes: 9.75 inches diameter
A dozen soup dishes: 9.75 inches diameter
Three platters: 18.5 inches x 14 inches, 16.5 inches x 12.5 inches, and 14 inches x 10.75 inches
Two soup tureens: one very large tureen 16 inches x 12 inches x 11 inches tall, the second tureen 13 inches x 10 inches x 9.5 inches tall
A pair of oval covered vegetable serving dishes: 11.25 inches x 8.5 inches x 6.25 inches tall
A large round covered serving dish: 11 inches diameter x 7 inches tall
An enormous round bowl: 17.5 inches x 2.75 inches deep
Condition: Excellent
Price: $22,400
(57 pieces)
Shipping: We are able to ship to the UK using the USPS (the US post office) which means that the prices of shipping are reasonable when compared with other carriers.
Background of creamware
Creamware is the name given to a type of earthenware pottery which is made from white clays from Dorset and Devonshire combined with an amount of calcined flint.
Creamware was first produced in England some time before 1740. Foremost of the pioneers of creamware in the Staffordshire Potteries was Thomas Whieldon. He produced a wide variety of creamware. The young Josiah Wedgwood was in partnership with Thomas Whieldon from 1754-1759, and when Wedgwood left to set up his own business, he immediately directed his efforts to the development of creamware.

    
Excellent
Dimensions
Diameter 9.75 inch (24.76 cm)
Medium
Creamware
Signed/Inscribed
WEDGWOOD
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