London, South Kensington
28 February 2012
A RICHARD CHAFFERS & CO. BLUE AND WHITE OCTAGONAL PLATE, A SAUCER AND A DERBY SAUCER DISH
The first painted in blue with a stylised chinoiserie river landscape, two men on a bridge in the foreground, within diaper borders, the second painted with a pavilion within a river landscape, the third painted with chinoiserie buildings within a blue scale border
The octagonal plate 8 1/8 in. (20.6 cm.) wide (3)
The first: The Watney Collection of Fine English Porcelain Part I, Phillips, London, 22 September 1999, lot 238.
The second: With Mercury Antiques, London.
The third: The Watney Collection of Fine English Porcelain Part I, Phillips, London, 22 September 1999, lot 403.
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The first: Bernard Watney, English Blue and White Porcelain, (London, 1973) pl. 56c.
See similar cup and saucer to the second item sold in The Watney Collection of Fine English Porcelain Part I, Phillips, London, 22 September 1999, lot 258, where it is noted that this is an unusual pattern on steatitic paste.
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