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An octagonal games box with a japanned finish in the chinoiserie style. Attributed to George Wise's Manufactory of Tonbridge. (Workshop in existence from c.1784-1886)

Circa 1820

George Wise is credited with introducing a japanned finish to Tunbridge Ware. Although referred to as 'japanned ware' it was not true japanning but a black paint with a varnish finish, often decorated in the chinoiserie style.

Dimensions

W 27cm D 19cm H 6cm


Stock number

W4227

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