Up for grabs is this stunning extraordinary Shelley porcelain set that survived with all five pieces from the 1915-1925 era. This hard to find example of Shelley China done in the Damson pattern features a semi-matte black finish with with bright bold clean crisp glossy fruits (gives an art deco feel) looks like grapes, peaches, pineapple, plumbs and more! The sky blue porcelain has a glossy glaze finish. So Stunning!!! Marked on the back with the early Shelley stamp is the number 0/ 1678 on all of the pieces. The large basin measures 16 1/2" in diameter and stands 4 1/2" tall. The Chamber pot measures 9 1/4" in diameter, the handle measures 2" wide, and the pot stand 5 3/4" tall. The smaller bowl (probably a soap dish) measures 7 1/4" in diameter and stands 2 1/2" tall, The Pitcher stands l3" tall, from the spout to end of handle measures 9 1/2" wide, the opening is 6" in diameter. The porcelain tumbler measures 5 3/8" tall x 2 1/2" in diameter. There is some paint wear on the black handle of the Chamber pot and on the rim, and there is a small paint flecks on the black handle of the pitcher, and a few minor flecks overall, this is not unusual for it's age. There is a small chip under the rim of the large basin, other than that there are no chips, cracks or repairs in this unbelievable set. This set is almost 100 years old. This beautiful Rare Shelley set would make an elegant display and a very nice addition to any home. Thank you for visiting our shop!!!
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