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A CHELSEA BOTANICAL MOULDED PLATE
PROPERTY FROM A PRIVATE COLLECTOR
A CHELSEA BOTANICAL MOULDED PLATE

CIRCA 1755, RED ANCHOR AND 4 MARK

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A CHELSEA BOTANICAL MOULDED PLATE
CIRCA 1755, RED ANCHOR AND 4 MARK
The centre painted with a pink rose branch, two radishes, a spray of blue flowers and a butterfly, within a border moulded with scroll cartouches divided by panels of diaper-ornament, painted with scattered flowers and insects, within a shaped brown line rim (some minor wear to enamels and brown line rim)
9½ in. (24 cm.) wide

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Lot Essay

The moulded pattern on this plate is normally associated with the celebrated Warren-Hastings service. See the oval dish with the same moulded border formerly in the collection of the Marquis of Waterford and subsequently in the Dr. Paul Riley Collection, exhibited at Christie's, South Kensington, The Chelsea Garden, An Exhibition of Chelsea Botanical Porcelain from Private Collections, May 2005, see also Brian Haughton, 'The Elegance of Porcelain', Exhibition Catalogue, 2006, cat. no. 12.

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