Wednesday, 20 February 2013

Royal Doulton and Shakespeare

Royal Doulton 'Ophelia' Melbourne Sandwich Tray D3596 c1912

An early rectangular Melbourne shape tray featuring Ophelia from 'Hamlet'. The series was first introduced in 1912 and more shapes and a new background were added in 1914. Production seems to have ceased by the late 1920s. For more details see Premier Antiques

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