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Saucer; porcelain; dark blue border painted with medallions enclosing classical busts on pink ground; painted in centre in grisaille with classical vase with flower garland in colours;gilt fronds on border on blue ground, gilt rim and marked with gilt anchor.
- 1770-1780 (circa)
- Factory in: Chelsea (?)
- (Europe,United Kingdom,England,Greater London,London,Kensington and Chelsea,Chelsea)
- Diameter: 12.6 centimetres
Inscription Typemaker's mark
Inscription Commentgold anchor.
Vase decoration on Worcester porcelain is attributed to the London workshop of James Giles - see Stephen Hanscombe's 2005 exhibition catalogue 'James Giles China and Glass Painter 1718-80' nos.83-87.
Several small chips to footrim. [Feb 2010]
Prehistory and Europe
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Object reference number: MCT14638
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