01-14-2012 01-14-2012
Skinner Auctions
Skinner Auctions Boston MA
2579B Boston
January 14, 2012 10:00 AMCalender

Extensive Chamberlain's Worcester Regent China Dinner Service

Auction: European Furniture & Decorative Arts - 2579B Location: Boston Date / Time: January 14, 2012 10:00AM


Extensive Chamberlain's Worcester Regent China Dinner Service, England, c. 1817, each with elaborate gilding, the wide pale blue borders decorated with diamond-shaped cartouches of birds in polychrome enamels, flowers and fruit to the centers, consisting of thirty-five dinner plates, dia. 10; eighteen soup plates, dia. 9 7/8; two covered sauce tureens; covered soup tureen; circular serving platter, dia. 12 1/2; square serving bowl, lg. 10 1/4; two covered octagonal vegetable dishes; oval strainer, lg. 15; seventeen bread plates, dia. 7 1/4; and twelve serving platters, (3) 10 1/8, (3) 12 1/8, 14 1/2, (2) 16 3/4, 18 1/2, (2) 20 3/4 in.; printed factory marks.

Literature: Illustrated in Chamberlain Worcester Porcelain 1788-1852, by Geoffrey A. Godden, color plate IX.

Note: This pattern was made for Her Royal Highness Princess Charlotte in 1816-17.
Estimate $10,000-15,000

Entire set with very light and even usage wear throughout and some very minor enamel flaking.
10 plates: 9 with hairlines; two with staining; one with a 3/8" rim chip and a hairline; 2 with small chips to the footrim.
Soup plates: Scattered light stacking wear spots; 2 with hairlines.
Sauce tureens: one cover with a 1" chip.
Covered vegetable dishes: one cover missing handle and with several small rim chips; one dish with a 1 3/4" footrim chip.
Bread plates: 2 witrh 1/2" rim chips.
12 1/8" platters: one with a 5/8" rim chip, one with a 1 1/4" hairline.
16 3/4" platters: one with 2" and 2 1/4" hairlines.
All else in good overall condition with no cracks, chips or restorations.


Extensive Chamberlain's Worcester Regent China Dinner Service, Extensive Chamberlain, Geoffrey A. Godden, United Kingdom, Charlotte