Gamages Empire Bridge tablet
Gamages Empire Bridge tablet

Gamages Empire Bridge tablet

Regular price £140

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'The Empire bridge tablet', produced for the Victorian Gamages department store of Holborn, London E.C.

Made of white ironstone pottery with elaborate transfer decoration in black and red. Circa 1890.

The top of the tablet has a wonderfully detailed external pictorial of the department store in London, with horse drawn carriages and bicycles, the flags flying on the roof and bold 'Gamages' lettering across the width.

Beneath is an overview of the hands and their scores in black and red, each of the suites outlined in their respective colour, with a shaded scoring table under that. Split between 'We' & 'They' for honours, tricks and additions, with a geometric border around the outside.  

 

22.5cm tall (8-7/8")

9cm wide (3-1/2")

 

Slight wear down the left edge of the border, light glaze crazing. Chip on the back edge on the top right corner and a nibble in the middle, very good otherwise. Moulded with a slight chamfer on the right side of the bottom edge, but original.

 

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Gamages Empire Bridge tablet
Gamages Empire Bridge tablet
Gamages Empire Bridge tablet
Gamages Empire Bridge tablet
Gamages Empire Bridge tablet
Gamages Empire Bridge tablet
Gamages Empire Bridge tablet
Gamages Empire Bridge tablet
Gamages Empire Bridge tablet
Gamages Empire Bridge tablet
Gamages Empire Bridge tablet
Gamages Empire Bridge tablet