Catalogue Auction Information

An American Collector(#1USA) 06/12/2014 10:00 AM BST Closed

Lot 11 of 517: A Chelsea Porcelain Teapot and Cover, circa 1755, of baluster form painted with insects, within a brown line border, red anchor mark, 15cm high Whilst insects regularly form part of the decoration on Chelsea porcelain, often to disguise firing blemishes, it is relatively unusual to find them being used as the only decoration For a teapot and stand with similar decoration see Adams (Elizabeth) Chelsea Porcelain, pg.115, figs.8.27 and 8.28

Click image to enlarge
Sold For:£1,600
Estimate: £200 - £300

An American Collector(#1USA)  06/12/2014 10:00 AM BST  Closed