Tray, Papier-Mache,English, mid 19th century  
 
   
Dimensions
Height:0.00"
Length:13.50"
Width:10.75"
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   A mid 19th century English Papier-Mache small tray . Marked "Clay, King St. Covent Garden". Henry Clay patented a superior japaning process in 1772. Some of his trays are displayed in a collection at the Victoria Albert Museum in London. This particular tray is in good condition and dates approx. 1830-50. A similar example to this tray is pictured in "The Best of Painted Furniture" by Florence de Damprirre.
 
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