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Collection

An image of Dish by Chelsea

Chelsea

(England 1744 – 1769)

Title
Dish
Year
circa 1752-circa 1753
Media category
Ceramic
Materials used
soft-paste porcelain
Dimensions

4.4 x 27.5 cm diam

Credit
On loan from Kenneth Reed
Accession number
L2012.94
Location
18th c European porcelain
Further information

The scene of figures playing bowls is from an engraving by Frans van den Wyngaerde after David Teniers the Younger. The glaze is opacified with tin oxide as is commonly the case with raised anchor and early red anchor Chelsea.

Bibliography (1)

Richard Beresford, Eighteenth - Century European Porcelain in the Kenneth Reed collection, Sydney, 2012, 54 (colour illus.). cat.no. 59