Elegant aptly describes the Chamberlain & Co Broadway vase, with a height of over 60cm, it creates an impression too. Part of the exquisite new collection from ceramic specialists Chamberlain & Co, this vase shape is one of the most elegant vase shapes ever produced in Worcestershire, its beautiful lines are further enhanced by the beautiful ceramic art decoration.
Take your time to let your eyes wander over the full piece, from the golden finial, which tops its hour glass silhouette to elegant flared foot.
Employing techniques developed during the Georgian heyday of ceramics, today's Chamberlain & Co artisans will dedicate up to 90 hours to create a Broadway vase It takes in the region of 7 hours to cast and assemble, a minimum of 8 visits to the kiln and at least 60 hours to hand paint. The grand finale is the gilding with only the very best 23 karat gold which develops a beautifully burnished finish which will be met with much applause.
Chamberlain have chosen four styles of surface decoration for their Broadway vase, Heritage Garden, Imperial Imari, Black, and King George III.
Heritage Garden design takes it influence from the historical Chinese, Worcestershire china and chinoiserie, these elements have been crafted into a contemporary design featuring beautiful floral sprays that weave together, interspersed with delicate vignettes of flowers and leaves.
Chamberlain Black is a deeply dramatic, black design in pure, luxurious jet black bone china, virtually unique in the world of prestige ceramics. The glimmering jet black surface of each is adorned by graceful hummingbirds descending upon tantalising passionflowers so lifelike that one can almost detect the exotic scent. Highlights of 23 Karat gold bring additional lustra to these richly contrasted works of art.
King George III
The prestigious King George III design truly a celebrates Georgian heritage, the vase is decorated with vignettes bordered by a turquoise colour ground reflecting the historic colours used in British ceramics in the late 18th and early 19th Centuries. The turquoise is reminiscent of the era adding a complementary dynamic to the colours found in the hand painted flowers.
Characterised by the rich palette of red, blue and gold, Chamberlain & Co's vibrant new Imari inspired design is an exquisite splendour handmade for today's collector and perfectly presented on the elegant Broadway Vase.
Unique to you
Chamberlain, can offer a more personal and exclusive specially commissioned piece, to complement personal tastes and décor. It could be as simple as a variation in pattern or colour based on a current design, alternatively, Chamberlain can capture virtually any scene or subject: to create an original work of art that will never fade.
CHAMBERLAIN BROADWAY VASES by numbers
|90||The number of hours it takes to create an elegant Broadway vase.|
|8||The number of times each piece may be fired during production in order to achieve the depth of ceramic colour and the rich gold effects.|
|60||The number of hours to hand paint the glazed Brodway vase|
|23||The number of Karats in the gold used to finish our ware.|
|Infinity||The number of years you can admire and cherish your Broadway Vase|