CHELSEA PORCELAIN RED ANCHOR PERIOD LOBED DISH WITH
FLOWERS AND INSECTS C.1752-56
very attractive large lobed Chelsea Red Anchor
period Flowers and Insects dish dating from one of
the finest periods of English porcelain production c. 1752-56. This
superb example is decorated in typical style with moths, flowers and
insects which were usually arranged to mask tears and defects in the
porcelain. The Red Anchor wares have been
considered by generations of collectors as amongst the finest examples
of English porcelain art. A piece for the discerning collector." Antiques Expert
References:See Geoffrey Godden, English
China, plate 191 and plate 192 page 100 for
another near identical plate/dish of this type.
width 235 mm max. approximately 9 1/4 inches.
marked as illustrated.
In excellent display condition. There are small edge
chips and tears that have been touched in with a brown gold medium. A
number of hairlines extend from one edge. At some point part of this
area appears to have been held or restuck.
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