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Vintage Rowntrees wood chocolate shapes - Natalia Willmott
Vintage Rowntrees wood chocolate shapes - Natalia Willmott
Vintage Rowntrees wood chocolate shapes - Natalia Willmott
Vintage Rowntrees wood chocolate shapes - Natalia Willmott
Vintage Rowntrees wood chocolate shapes - Natalia Willmott
Vintage Rowntrees wood chocolate shapes - Natalia Willmott
Vintage Rowntrees wood chocolate shapes - Natalia Willmott
Vintage Rowntrees wood chocolate shapes - Natalia Willmott
Vintage Rowntrees wood chocolate shapes - Natalia Willmott
Vintage Rowntrees wood chocolate shapes - Natalia Willmott
Vintage Rowntrees wood chocolate shapes - Natalia Willmott
Vintage Rowntrees wood chocolate shapes - Natalia Willmott

Vintage Rowntrees wood chocolate shapes

£135.00
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ONE OF A KIND

Explore the unique charm of our Vintage Hand-Carved Chocolate Shapes, elegantly presented in a beautiful square box frame. These intricate pieces are part of the esteemed collection of Brian Solitt (1938-2013), the renowned head confectioner at Rowntrees, known for his exceptional contributions to the confectionery world, including the creation of the iconic After Eight.

Brian Solitt's legacy extends over 53 years at Rowntrees in York, where he developed numerous chocolate products. These hand-carved shapes, ranging in size from 1.2 cm to 4 cm, were likely used in the design process for new chocolate boxes or for planning the arrangement of chocolates in production. Each piece, available in frames measuring 28.5 x 28.5 cm (with an option of white or black frames), is a testament to craftsmanship and attention to detail.

The chocolates, either in their natural wood state or painted in shades of greyish silver or brown, are unique, with many numbered on the back in pencil. Owning one of these frames with chocolate shapes means holding a piece of confectionery history, perfect for collectors and chocolate enthusiasts alike

 

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Natalia says " these collectables make lovely decorative pieces for a coffee table or to hang on the wall".

please note more will be in stock soon- let me know if you would like to be on the waiting list. 

 

Vintage Rowntrees wood chocolate shapes

£135.00

FAQ

how do you know this item is special?

I have been working in the Art and Antiques field for more than 30 years. I have a BA/Masters degree in Art History from the Ecole du Louvre in Paris and Oxford University and worked with a high end dealer in London for many years as well as a display of Art firm.

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I am Natalia- the founder of Natalia Willmott.Yes this brand has my name and I am proud to have been in business for 16 years now. I manage it entirely on my own so what you see is my own work.

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