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    Sale 1987

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

    20 May 2008, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 9

    A PAIR OF CHELSEA STANDS FOR PINEAPPLE TUREENS

    CIRCA 1755, EACH WITH IRON-RED ANCHOR MARK AND INCISED A, ITS CROSSBAR AS A V

    Price Realised  

    A PAIR OF CHELSEA STANDS FOR PINEAPPLE TUREENS
    CIRCA 1755, EACH WITH IRON-RED ANCHOR MARK AND INCISED A, ITS CROSSBAR AS A V
    Each deep circular dish molded and colored as overlapping pineapple leaves
    9½ in. (24.1 cm.) wide (2)


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    A similar stand from the collections of Hanns and Elisabeth Weinberg and The Antique Company of New York was sold Sotheby's, New York, 10 & 11 November 2006, lot 658. See also F. Severne McKenna, Chelsea Porcelain, the Red Anchor Wares, London, 1951, pl. 32, no. 64 for a pineapple tureen and cover that was likely meant to sit on this form.

    Provenance

    Private Collection; Christie's, South Kensington, 12 June 2003, lot 53.
    With Brian Haughton Antiques, London.