110 Stebbins St. Ashland, VA 23005 , United States Call Seller 703.299.0800


Fancy Toleware Tray or Voider

Price Upon Request
  • Description
    A classical scene reminiscence of Possin depicts a young woman combing her hair with her fingers sited in a natural surrounding, is painted in a vertical oval placed in the center of the oval galleried tray with hand holes. The central painting is enclosed in a pompeian red double band simulating a picture frame. The ochre background is marbled in green and deep red colors. The rim is painted with grouping of flowers in different sizes in the same colors of black. pompeian red and ochre. The tray may have been painted in England for the American trade.
  • More Information
    Origin: England
    Period: 19th Century
    Materials: painted tin
    Condition: Excellent. Piece survives in fine condition, with expected wear that is commensurate with age and careful use. Professionally conserved by Takashima Studios.
    Creation Date: 1815-1825
    Styles / Movements: Regency
    Book References: Sumpter Priddy, American Fancy; Exuberance in the Arts 1790 - 1840 (Milwaukee, Wisconsin: The Chipstone Foundation, 2004 Zilla Rider Lea, The Ornamented Tray: Two Centuries of Ornamented Trays, 1720 - 1920 (Rutland, Vermont: C.E. Tuttle Co., 1971)
    Dealer Reference #: MW2016001
    Incollect Reference #: 240592
  • Dimensions
    W. 18 in; H. 2 in; D. 24 in;
    W. 45.72 cm; H. 5.08 cm; D. 60.96 cm;
Message from Seller:

Sumpter Priddy III, Inc. maintains superb relationships with an active group of collectors, as well as private and public institutions. Among its clients are the Museum of Early Southern Decorative Arts; the Colonial Williamsburg Foundation; the White House; the Maryland Historical Society; the Philadelphia Museum of Art; and Historic Deerfield, Inc.

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