• Hearts of Oak auction at Christies

    Sale 5982

    Hearts of Oak

    2 December 2009, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 276

    A CHELSEA SILVER-SHAPED DISH

    CIRCA 1758, BROWN ANCHOR MARK

    Price Realised  

    A CHELSEA SILVER-SHAPED DISH
    CIRCA 1758, BROWN ANCHOR MARK
    Of oval shell-moulded form, the centre with a puce apple, a halved date, red cherries and purple grapes issuing from leafy tendrils, the scalloped border with scattered berries, cherries and leaves, with turquoise and gilt shell-moulded thumbpieces, within brown-line rim
    9 5/8 in. (24.4 cm.) wide


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    Two similar examples were sold in Important English Furniture, Clocks and Ceramics, Christie's New York, 7 April 2009, lot 218.

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