Sale 21SC03

Chelsea Porcelain Scale-Pattern Two-Handled Chocolate Cup and Cover

Catalogue: An Upper East Side Private Collection

Lot Details

Lot
Chelsea Porcelain Scale-Pattern Two-Handled Chocolate Cup and Cover
Circa 1755-65, gold anchor mark
Of beaker form flanked by gilt enriched vine handles, the domed cover with a gilt enriched scroll finial, painted front and back with a bird perched on a berried branch, above overlapping puce feathers forming a scale ground. Height 5 1/2 inches. Together with a Chelsea Porcelain Chocolate Cup and Saucer, circa 1760, gold anchor mark, the cup with auricular handles, decorated in puce with exotic birds, within gilt stiff-leaf borders. Height 2 1/2 inches.

For a pair of comparable Chelsea scale-pattern chocolate cups, see American Collecting in the English Tradition: Property of the Metropolitan Museum of Art, Christie's, New York, October 27, 2015, lot 69.


C An Upper East Side Private Collection

Estimate: $800 - $1,200

Additional Notes & Condition Report

Scale-pattern chocolate cup: restoration to finial

Puce chocolate cup: restorations to rim. Diameter of saucer 5 1/8 inches.


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Estimate: $800 - $1,200

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An Upper East Side Private Collection

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