9 July 2001
Three Chelsea vine-leaf moulded oval dishes
Circa 1755, red anchor marks
Each painted with a bouquet and scattered flower-sprays, the naturalistic vine-stock handles with moulded vine-leaf and tendrils, on a honeycomb-moulded ground with radiating interlocking basketwork (one with part of handle lacking and with rubbing to raised leaves and tendrils, the others each with one handle partly lacking, one with chip to vine-stock and both with rubbing to raised tendrils)
About 10¾ in. (27.5 cm.) long (3)
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Cf. F. Severne Mackenna, Chelsea, The Red Anchor Wares (London, 1951), pl. 14, no. 28.
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