An extremely rare Chelsea Saucer Dish

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.

Circa 1753.

Marks:
Tiny red anchor mark to the underside.

Provenance
J.J.Tuffnel Collection and Private English Collection.
English Ceramic Circle 1948 Exhibition No. 234.
Tournai Chelsea Exhibition London 1953.

Dimensions
Diameter: 7 ¼ ins. (17.5 cms.)

Item No. 1511

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