London, South Kensington
1 November 2001
Three Chelsea soup plates
each moulded with Gotzkowsky erhabene Blumen, painted and gilt in the Kakiemon palette with a coiled pheonix, below two sprays of Oriental flowers and two gilt flowerheads within pendants issuing scrolling branches, within brown-line shaped rim, circa 1753 (one cracked, each with fritting to glaze other and minor damages) -- 24.5cm. diam.
See illustration (3)
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Cf. Simon Spero, The Bowles Collection of 18th Century English and French Porcelain (1995), p. 19, no. 11.
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