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    Posted 3 years ago

    SpiritBear
    (813 items)

    Circa 1841-1859 (according to one site that seemed to know the subject in question quite well [all the others were just sellers claiming everything from 1830 to 1860]) flow blue "Chapoo" theme bowl by J. Wedgwood of England.

    Another thrift shop find, and now my oldest.

    Chapoo, now called Zhapu, in 1842 was a city involved in the Chinese Opium Wars.

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    1. SEAN68 SEAN68, 3 years ago
      http://www.collectorsweekly.com/stories/157376-john-wedgwood--england--dates-1841-18
    2. SpiritBear, 3 years ago
      Yours is in immaculate condition, it seems.

      Mine shows its age. I saw it and went right to it, certain it was about 1850s.
    3. SEAN68 SEAN68, 3 years ago
      Thankyou spirit , mine does show age but being it is white . its hard to show!!

      I would say yours is about 1840-1842
    4. SpiritBear, 3 years ago
      It's like my mom: Refuses to show her age. :P

      Why do you think mine is from that early, short period?
    5. SEAN68 SEAN68, 3 years ago
      im thinking that, but I could be wrong!!
    6. SpiritBear, 3 years ago
      But why that very short/specific period?
    7. SEAN68 SEAN68, 3 years ago
      He did die in 1844. it could be before that.
    8. SpiritBear, 3 years ago
      Carl Tielsch died in the 1800s, yet his company named after him continued on for many decades. ;)
    9. Efesgirl Efesgirl, 3 years ago
      The Flow Blue is so pretty! There would have been a matching pitcher.

      https://www.liveauctioneers.com/item/44982464_flow-blue-chapoo-pattern-wash-bowl-and-pitcher
    10. SpiritBear, 3 years ago
      Thank you, Efes Girl.

      The pitcher is much scarcer. The bowl is only a little less common than the plate. There seems to have been a tray and saucers, too.

      I almost didn't go to the thrift store, either, as it usually had little of interest. I was so surprised.

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