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A CHELSEA PORCELAIN 'HEN AND CHICKENS' TUREEN AND COVER
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A CHELSEA PORCELAIN 'HEN AND CHICKENS' TUREEN AND COVER

CIRCA 1755, IRON-RED ANCHOR MARK TO THE COVER

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A CHELSEA PORCELAIN 'HEN AND CHICKENS' TUREEN AND COVER
CIRCA 1755, IRON-RED ANCHOR MARK TO THE COVER
Naturalistically modeled as a large nesting speckled mother hen with puce, pale-brown and yellow feathers, six of her chicks peeking out from beneath her breast feathers and wings, a further chick on her back forming the finial to the cover
13 ½ in. (34.2 cm.) long
Provenance
Delomosne & Son, Ltd., London, 28 October 1958.
Literature
D. Fennimore et al., The David and Peggy Rockefeller Collection: Decorative Arts, New York, 1992, vol. IV, pp. 30-31, no. 3.
Exhibited
New York, Parke-Bernet Galleries, Art Treasures Exhibition, 23 May-7 June 1967, no. 221.
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