Tunbridge Folding Basket

Tunbridge Folding Basket
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In the late 1700s, Tunbridge Wells, located in the town of Kent, England began to become famous for the supposed curative powers of the waters drawn from the wells, the water itself originating in the Chalybeate Springs. The various colors of wood were abundant in the nearby forest, rich with various species. The earliest pieces of Tunbridge Ware were actually drinking cups made for use by the visitors to the wells. The three types of wooden ware for which the town was famous were: painted ware, stick ware, and mosaic ware.
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Price $380.00