478. Antique Gold Anchor English Chelsea Porcelain Cabinet Plate Ornithological Bird Insects

An Exceptionally Rare Single Eighteenth Century English Chelsea Gold Anchor Ornithological Themed Porcelain Cabinet Plate of circular outline, and outstanding early Chelsea quality. 

The central reserve exquisitely hand painted with still life of fruits with foliage, the outer scalloped moulded gilt rim with views of decorative birds perched in branches with foliage and exotic ferns. 

Condition: Exceptional condition for such early pieces, with no losses, very little wear to gilding. Gold anchor mark verso for 1756-1769. Which also shows cataloging information when offered for auction. 

Diameter: (an impressive) 8.75” (22cm).   

Location: Dublin City, Ireland. 

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Provenance: From the Collection of Kenneth Neame. Mount Street, Mayfair, offered by Sotheby's London.