Longton Hall Porcelain Leaf-Form Chamberstick
Circa 1755-57, unmarked
The drip-pan naturalistically modeled as a grape leaf, a curved vine tendril forming the chamberstick handle, the veins enriched in puce, the leaf edge shaded in yellow and green, the conforming circular nozzle formed by six lightly curled smaller leaves.
Length overall 6 inches.
Charles A. Willoughby, Esq.
Sotheby's, London, 25 June 1956, lot 130.
With Winifred Williams, London.
Mint Museum, Charlotte, NC, October 2004 - January 2005
No other example is currently extant. A fragment of a similar chamberstick was unearthed during excavations on the site of the Longton Hall factory.
C Estate of Sarah Belk Gambrell
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