14 November 2007,
London, South Kensington
Price realised GBP 4,750
Estimate GBP 1,200 - GBP 1,800
A CHELSEA SCOLOPENDRIUM BEAKER AND SAUCER
CIRCA 1752, RED ANCHOR MARKS
Moulded and painted with bold radiating green leaves, the saucer painted with insects, within shaped brown-lined rims (2)
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Cf. F. Severne Mackenna, Chelsea Porcelain, The Red Anchor Wares (Leigh-on-Sea, 1951), pl. 9 for a cup of this design.
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