Antique English Victorian Transferware Cheese Keep Triangle Chinoiserie
Brand Royal Crownford
Antique English Aesthetic Movement Triangle Shaped Cheese Dome
Circa 1880 P B S Oriental Ivory
This extra large cheese wedge cover is simply stunning. Made by Powell, Bishop and Stonier, it displays the Victorians love of the far East with an Oriental Chinoiserie motif’ in a black transfer with sienna rust enameled color.
Vent holes under handle and one at each of the three corners.
Breathtaking piece for your collection!
Livesey, Powell & Co began in Hanley, Staffordshire at the Old Hall Lane and went under this name from 1851 - 1866. They produced a wide range of earthenware, ironstone and china and were one of the earliest manufacturers of the ever popular Asiatic Pheasants pattern (still produced today). One of the founders, Livesay, retired in 1866 and the L. P. & Co was succeeded by Powell & Bishop. In 1878 they were joined by John Stonier, a glass and ceramics merchant in Liverpool and thus became Powell, Bishop & Stonier. Over one million unique items were exported into New York by P. B. & S. in 1851 alone! The company became Bishop and Stonier in 1891 and continued production until 1939.
Measures: 8 5/8" x 8 1/4" x just under 8" to top of handle
Condition: Wonderful for age...typical crazing graces this piece. Tiny flake on bottom edge which is barely noticeable unless you are looking for it! Sorry, there is no base but if it were mine I'd put on a bid bread or cheese board with fruits and crackers to serve alongside the cheese. Or just set it out as a beautiful decorative piece.
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