Chelsea Porcelain Baluster Mug c1755

Heading : Chelsea Porcelain Baluster Mug c 1755
Date : c 1755
Period : George II
Marks : none
Origin : London, England
Colour : white base with polychrome enamelling
Pattern : two small floral posies of wild rose, pansies and forget-me-nots along with four separate sprigs of flowers and foliage

Features: ox-blood colouration to the very top of the rim, and a ribbed handle - the two factors which identify this as being of Chelsea origin
Condition : excellent; no significant chips or cracks; two tiny nibbles to the foot rim, along with a small area of unevenness dating from the manufacture
Restoration: none
Dimensions : 10cm high; 7.3cm diameter at the rim; 5.2cm diameter to the foot
Weight :168 grams

References: there is a very similar piece in the collections at the V&A, which matches in all respects other than that it bears a mark, unlike our example; can be viewed by clicking this link (opens in new window)

 

 

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  • Product Code: 21111709
  • Availability: Sold
  • £320.00

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