Brighton Pavilion Sewing Compendium
Brighton Pavilion Sewing Compendium
Brighton Pavilion Sewing Compendium
Brighton Pavilion Sewing Compendium
Brighton Pavilion Sewing Compendium
Brighton Pavilion Sewing Compendium
Brighton Pavilion Sewing Compendium
Brighton Pavilion Sewing Compendium

Brighton Pavilion Sewing Compendium

c. 1825 United Kingdom

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A stunning compendium of architectural design, inspired by Nash’s Brighton Pavilion. The onion shaped top unscrews to reveal a pin cushion which shows signs of little wear, the castle base also unscrews revealing the thimble, tape, waxer, pin cushion, and needle case. Pieces such as these were unique to the south east of England and architectural designs were particularly desirable. This example is no exception and very much sought after by collectors of sewing items, Tunbridge and Treen.

Tunbridge Ware items originate from the beautiful spa town of Royal Tunbridge Wells in Kent. We always have a very good selection which showcase the techniques of tessellated mosaic, stickware, perspective cube mosaic, vandyke and painted pen work.

Tunbridge Wells and Tunbridge in Kent, England became popular in the 17th Century for their therapeutic waters. By the 18th century Tunbridge Wells was a hugely popular Spa resort. Shops and stalls were set up to sell local work of distinction to visitors as souvenirs. Many of the original boxes were decorated with all sorts of different kinds of designs.

Many of the Tunbridge boxes had a central image with views of castles, churches, pavilions, animals, country scenes and sometimes people, such as the Young Prince of Wales. These were surrounded by a variety of bandings and panels of floral and geometric designs.

Dimensions:
Height: 8.25"
Diameter: 3.5"

Shipping Cost:
United Kingdom £25
Europe £45
International £65

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Dimensions
Height 8.25 inch (20.95 cm)
Diameter 3.50 inch (8.89 cm)
Stock Code
dibs
Medium
Wood
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