A Fine Chelsea Octagonal Deep Soup Plate

A Fine Chelsea Octagonal Deep Soup Plate

A Fine Chelsea Octagonal Deep Soup Plate, beautifully decorated in the Japanese Kakiemon palette with a Ho Ho bird perched high up on a holed blue rock between sprays of flowering peony that issue on each side, an iron red Pheonix bird in flight overhead, within a border of scrolling iron red foliage and stylised red and gold mons

Circa 1752.

Marks:
Small red anchor to the underside.

Provenance
Private English Collection, Dr F. S. Mackenna Collection, no. 490.

Exhibited
Illustrated in Apollo July 1944.

Dimensions
Diameter: 9 ½ ins. (24 cms.)

Item No. 1462

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