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    Sale 2154

    Important English Furniture, Clocks and Ceramics

    7 April 2009, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 202

    THREE CHELSEA KAKIEMON DISHES

    CIRCA 1755, RED ANCHOR MARK TO THE SOUP PLATE

    Price Realised  

    THREE CHELSEA KAKIEMON DISHES
    CIRCA 1755, RED ANCHOR MARK TO THE SOUP PLATE
    Each painted in the Gelbe Löwe pattern popularized at Meissen with a tiger circling a bamboo tree at the left, flowering chrysanthemum issuing from banded hedges at the right, the border of the soup plate painted with trailing flowers and with 'Three Friends' within rocaille-molded cartouches alternate with diaper-pattern panels and trailing vine, shaped brown line rim, the pentafoil borders of the two dessert plates with narrow bands of iron-red trailing flowering vine, dark red line rims
    9 1/2 in. (24.1 cm.) diameter, the soup plate; 9 in. diam. (22.8 cm.) diameter, the dessert plates (3)


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    The border of the soup plate is molded with a pattern found on fable-decorated dishes from a service associated with the name Warren Hastings.

    Provenance

    Mrs. D. MacCallum Collection, CH-18 (the soup plate).
    Bought from The Antique Porcelain Co., Ltd., London.


    Pre-Lot Text

    PROPERTY FROM THE COLLECTION OF THE LATE MR. AND MRS. GORDON T. SOUTHAM, VANCOUVER, CANADA (LOTS 131-214)


    Exhibited

    Vancouver, Canada, Centennial Museum, Connoisseurs Choice, 1968 (the two dessert plates).