Chelsea Porcelain Kakiemon Saucer Dish
Circa 1752, iron-red anchor mark
The interior painted in the Japanese taste with 'The Flying Fox and Rooting Squirrel' pattern, depicting an airborne fox bounding above a tree squirrel nibbling a grape from a vine growing along hedges supported by bamboo, the petal rim edged in brown.
Diameter 8 1/4 inches.
The Wetmore Estate, Newport, RI.
Parke-Bernet Galleries, 16-18 September 1969, lot 697.
This 17th century Japanese Arita pattern was also produced at Meissen and Chantilly in the mid-1730 and 1740s and later at both Bow and Chelsea. A Chelsea example was sold by Phillips, London 16 December 1998, lot 212.
C Estate of Sarah Belk Gambrell
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