20 September 2001
THE PROPERTY OF THE EXECUTORS OF THE LATE SIR EMMANUEL KAYE C.B.E.
A pair of chelsea shaped oval yellow-ground shallow bowls
Each moulded with four mirror-shaped basket-weave moulded panels reserved on a yellow-ground painted with butterflies, insects bouquet and scattered flowers, within brown line rims (one with slight rim chips, both with slight rubbing to yellow-ground and flaking to brown enamel rims)
10 1/8 in. (26 cm.) wide (2)
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Yellow-ground Chelsea dishes are comparatively rare. See John C. Austin, 'Chelsea Porcelain at Williamsburg' (Williamsburg, 1977) p.82, no. 71.
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