Chelsea Porcelain Blue and White Lobed Plate
Circa 1752, blue anchor mark within concentric bands
The center painted in the Kraak-style with a pair of phoenix perched on an outcropping opposite a stand of bamboo and grasses growing from rocks, the shaped cinquefoil border with clusters of dense foliage, within an upturned rim. Diameter 9 inches (22.8 cm).
Sotheby's, London, 21 October 1986, lot 265
Though popular with other 18th century British porcelain manufacturers, blue and white examples are rare at Chelsea. For another plate painted with this central view, but with a variant border, see the British Museum, object no. 1887,0307,II.56. The same plate illustrated, R. L. Hobson, Catalogue of the English Porcelain in the British Museum, London, 1905, II, 56. For an identically decorated plate, see the Brian Haughton Gallery, exhibition catalogue, Chelsea and Other English Porcelain, 28 April 2016, p. 6 and 27.
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