Bengal Tiger Lozenge Shaped Dishes a Pair
Bengal Tiger Lozenge Shaped Dishes a Pair
Bengal Tiger Lozenge Shaped Dishes a Pair
Bengal Tiger Lozenge Shaped Dishes a Pair
Bengal Tiger Lozenge Shaped Dishes a Pair
Bengal Tiger Lozenge Shaped Dishes a Pair
Bengal Tiger Lozenge Shaped Dishes a Pair
Bengal Tiger Lozenge Shaped Dishes a Pair

CHAMBERLAIN WORCESTER (worked 1786-1852)

Bengal Tiger Lozenge Shaped Dishes a Pair

1795 to 1805 England

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Bengal tiger lozenge shaped dishes a pair made by Chamberlains Worcester. The pattern is an exotic English interpretation of Chinese export porcelains from the Kangxi period. The design features four lappet-shaped panels which alternate between dragons, mythical beasts, and vases on a table. The decoration at the center represents a chrysanthemum, a Chinese symbol of autumn and long life.
This pair of dishes was used to serve dessert. This popular Regency period pattern was first made in England by Worcester in the 18th century. It is known as Bengal tiger, dragon in compartments, or kylin in compartments.

The painting and gilding of the Chamberlains Worcester factory met the highest standards of porcelain manufacturers during the period, and the factory enjoyed royal patronage.
Robert Chamberlain and his son Humphrey were responsible for the decoration and gilding of the porcelains made in the original Worcester factory during the 1770s and 1780s. In 1793 they opened their own porcelain manufactory in Worcester.
According to Chamberlain Worcester Porcelain 1788-1852 by Geoffrey Godden."A very popular oriental-styled pattern is the one known as Dragon it is today often called Tiger. At the time factory records show that a large Gallon Punch bowl sold for 220 pound sterling.
By 1800 the Chamberlain Worcester factory was quite well established. Chamberlains Worcester and Flight Barr Worcester were the two leading manufacturers of English porcelains.
In this pattern we also have The 18 dishes 8.5inches (21.25 cm) diameter made between 1795-1805 ( not shown).
The dishes are marked on the reverse in iron red: Chamberlains Worcester 75. (We will be happy to send images). The price for the 18 dishes $9000.
The pair of lozenge shaped dishes price: $1400
We can ship to England via USPS it is not expensive. We can provide a price quote.



Excellent
Reference
Chamberlain Worcester Porcelain 1788-1852, by Geoffrey Godden.
Dimensions
Height 3.75 cm (1.48 inches)
Width 20.00 cm (7.87 inches)
Depth 25.60 cm (10.08 inches)
Medium
Porcelain decorated with enamels
Signed/Inscribed
Chamberlains Worcester No 75 marked in iron red
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