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Folch Bamboo and Basket colour China - 2 items found.

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Drainer c1825 Maker: Folch  Pattern:Bamboo and Basket colour
Drainer c1825
The pattern on this fabulous drainer is illustrated in Godden's Guide to Ironstone on page 243. It stands on six small feet and has a lustre rim. Backstamp: Pre-1837 Royal Coat of Arms, Imp Iron Stone China Stoke Works. There is some surface scratching and wear to the rim with the wonderful hand made feature of not being quite flat, indeed it resembles a small wave (or ripple!). On the back there is a little minor discolouration.
Dimensions: 37 cm x 25.5 cm / 14.5 ins x 10 ins
Our ref: 19CN55346
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Drainer c1825 Maker: Folch  Pattern:Bamboo and Basket colour
Drainer c1825
Stephen Folch, later Stephen Folch & Sons of Stoke on Trent were active 1819 to 1829 and are today renowned for their stone or ironstone china. It was certainly better than Masons and on a par with Spode, with a lovely grey translucency, whilst remaining opaque. This oriental inspired pattern is illustrated in Godden's Guide to Ironstone on page 243. Printed backstamp of grand pre-1837 Royal Coat of Arms, with Improved Ironstone China beneath. This drainer stands on six feet and has a certain standing. The beautifully shaded colours are a little worn from use and the ochre on the rim is especially worn. There is one small ding on the face and modest utensil marks, but it really is bright and clean and a lovely example of early ironstone from a sought after maker.
Dimensions: 33 x 23.5 cm / 13 x 9.25 ins
Our ref: 19CN41483
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