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A CHELSEA WHITE MODEL OF A RUSSIT-BUTCHER BIRD
A CHELSEA WHITE MODEL OF A RUSSIT-BUTCHER BIRD

CIRCA 1749-52, RAISED ANCHOR MARK

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A CHELSEA WHITE MODEL OF A RUSSIT-BUTCHER BIRD
CIRCA 1749-52, RAISED ANCHOR MARK
Modelled perched on a treestump, with beak open
6¾ in. (17.2 cm.) high

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An enamelled example of this model from the Lady Charlotte Schreiber Collection is in the Victoria & Albert Museum (Museum No. 414:216-1885) and is illustrated in S. Severne Mackenna, Chelsea Porcelain: The Triangle and Raised Anchor Wares (Leigh-on-Sea, 1948) pl. 35 (71).

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