An Extremely Rare Chelsea Octagonal Deep Dish

An Extremely Rare Chelsea Octagonal Deep Dish

An Extremely Rare Chelsea Octagonal Deep Dish, painted in the Kakiemon palette with the pattern of the ‘Hob in a Well’, showing a dancing man on one side of a cauldron filled with water in which hides a young child and a lady in red pulling him out, within a stylised garden with flowering bamboo and birds in flight overhead, within a border of stylised flowers and brown line rim.

Circa 1749-50.

Provenance
Private English Collection.

Dimensions
Diameter: 8 ¼ ins. (21 cms.)

Item No. 1464

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