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    Sale 1987

    Important European Furniture, Works of Art, Ceramics, Carpets, And Glass

    20 May 2008, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 11

    A CHELSEA SUNFLOWER TUREEN AND COVER

    CIRCA 1755, IRON-RED ANCHOR MARK TO THE COVER

    Price Realised  

    A CHELSEA SUNFLOWER TUREEN AND COVER
    CIRCA 1755, IRON-RED ANCHOR MARK TO THE COVER
    Naturalistically modeled as a yellow sunflower, its black seeded center as the cover and a leaf forming the finial
    5¼ in. (13.3 cm.) wide (2)


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    For two similar examples with replacement covers, see The Margaret Cadman Collection of British Ceramics, Christie's, London, 11 October 2002, lot 35. Also compare Reginald Blunt, The Cheyne Book of Chelsea China and Pottery, London, 1924, pl. 15, no. 320 for a pair from the Hutton Collection.

    Provenance

    With Michele Beiny, New York.