An extremely rare Chelsea Saucer Dish
An extremely rare Chelsea Saucer Dish, Painted by Jefferyes Hamett O’Neale, with a group of five Amorini around an island in the centre of a river, at various fishing pursuits, with two hooked lines and a single caught fish, before a distant Arcadian mountainous landscape with birds in flight overhead, the foreground with rocks and a gnarled tree stump and branches, in typical dark brown with some scraffito decoration.
Tiny red anchor mark to the underside.
J.J.Tuffnel Collection and Private English Collection.
English Ceramic Circle 1948 Exhibition No. 234.
Tournai Chelsea Exhibition London 1953.
Diameter: 7 ¼ ins. (17.5 cms.)
Item No. 1511