plate

manufacturer: Chelsea porcelain factory (estab. circa 1743-1745, closed 1769)

circa 1750-1755
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Description
plate with scalloped rim and condiment ledge,decorated with flowers, leaves and a caterpillar. The rim of the plate is painted brown in imitation of the Chinese practise of disguising the extremities of a vessel which often burned in the kiln. three stilt marks are located beneath the base. The base is marked with a painted red anchor.
Maker and role
manufacturer: Chelsea porcelain factory (estab. circa 1743-1745, closed 1769)
Production place
Chelsea, London, England
Production date
circa 1750-1755
Media description
soft paste porcelain, polychrome enamel decoration
Measurements
32 x 287 mm
Measurement details
height: 32mm
diameter: 287mm
Credit line
Foundation Collection, 1989
Project credit line
This digital record has been made available on TJC Collection Online through a significant donation from the OPENING DOORS fund, the generous support of The Friends of The Johnston Collection, and Digitisation Champion Christine Bell
Accession number
A0368

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