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W&R Carlton Ware Chinaland Pattern

Five Pattern numbers & one veriation with unknown number

2948 orange lustre - 2949 sponged green lustre - 2950 iridescent blue lustre - 3014 pale blue lustre - 3015 red lustre 

 

Chinaland is the most sought after and ornate of the Chinoiserie school of patterns. It is a rich amalgam of the essential elements of Mikado, New Mikado, Temple and Chinese Tea Garden. It conbines pagodas, temples, bridges, figures, trees, barges with Tea Paty from Chinese Tea Garden with towering snow capped peaks and creates a mystical tapestry. Chinaland was one of the last and it is the best of the Chinoiserie patterns.

W&R Carlton Ware Chinaland Maker's Mark 

Chinaland was introduced in 1925 and was in production until perhaps late 1928. Examples of this pattern are generally marked to the base with a special colour transferred W&R maker's mark that was reserved for this pattern. Occasionally examples will have a W&R Bluebird mark and some may come with a Carlton Ware script mark. I have seen a couple of examples with a Handpainted makers mark, as this mark was not in use until 1952 at the earliest I can only conclude that Carlton Ware must have revisited this pattern again in the 1950's. To date I have only seen two examples of Chinaland with this mark; an Orange lustre bowl and a yellow lustre plate.  

 


 

W&R Carlton Ware Chinaland Pattern 2948

 

W&R Carlton Ware Chinaland Pattern 2948

W&R Carlton Ware Chinaland Sexagonal Bowl – pattern 2948

orange lustre ground - production era 1925 to 1928

 Image courtesy of "Dulcie Agnes Joyce Memorial Collection"
 
 
The large sexagonal bowl (60cm diameter) shown above has some very unusual scene verations around the outside, I include close ups of these scenes below.
W&R Carlton Ware Chinaland Pattern 2948 - scene variation
 
 
W&R Carlton Ware Chinaland Pattern 2948 - scene variation
 
 
W&R Carlton Ware Chinaland Pattern 2948 - scene variation 
 
 
I have seen orange lustre colourway with the Handpainted makers mark, so I have to conclude that pattern was also made for a short time in the mid 1950's.
 
 
 
The float bowl below is pattern #2948, it has the border first used on the Temple pattern.
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W&R Carlton Ware Chinaland Float Bowl – pattern 2948

orange lustre ground - production era 1925 to 1928

 

W&R Carlton Ware Chinaland Pattern 2949

W&R Carlton Ware Chinaland tri-footed dish  – pattern 2949

orange lustre ground - production era 1925 to 1928

 Image courtesy of "Dulcie Agnes Joyce Memorial Collection"
 
 
 
W&R Carlton Ware Chinaland Pattern 2950
 
 
W&R Carlton Ware Chinaland Pattern 2950
 

W&R Carlton Ware Chinaland Vase (shape 1039)- pattern 2950

iridescent blue lustre - production era 1925 to 1927

 Image courtesy of "Dulcie Agnes Joyce Memorial Collection"

 

 

W&R Carlton Ware Chinaland Pattern 3014

 

W&R Carlton Ware Chinaland Pattern 3014

 

W&R Carlton Ware Chinaland Pattern 3014

W&R Carlton Ware Chinaland Ginger Jar (shape 125) - pattern 3014

ice blue lustre ground - era 1925 to 1928

 Image courtesy of "Dulcie Agnes Joyce Memorial Collection"

 

 

W&R Carlton Ware Chinaland Pattern 3015

 

W&R Carlton Ware Chinaland Pattern 3015

 

W&R Carlton Ware Chinaland Pattern 3015

W&R Carlton Ware Chinaland Vase (shape 167) - pattern 3015

  red lustre ground - production era 1925 - 1928

Image courtesy of The Parnell Collection 

 

 

 W&R Carlton Ware Chinaland Pattern

Carlton Ware Chinaland Plate - pattern number unknown

yellow lustre ground - production era 1952 to 1960

Image courtesy of eBay seller subsubsub0

 

 
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