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CHELSEA FRUIT BOWL
Circa 1755

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  • Xupes Reference CEFMTBC020
  • Age Circa 1755
  • Condition The bowl is offered in excellent overall condition without loss, damage or restoration. Typical of these very early examples there is a pooling and gathering to the clear glazes which have crazed with age but these certainly do not detract. There is a small chip to the foot rim which is of little consequence. A very rare example and a wonderful piece for the discerning collector!   View More Details

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    Unworn

    Item is in unworn or unused condition and there are no visible imperfections.

    Exceptional

    The item is in exceptional pre-owned condition and shows almost no signs of wear with very few imperfections.

    Excellent

    The item is in excellent pre-owned condition and shows minimal signs of wear with minor imperfections detailed in the condition report.

    Very Good

    The item is in very good condition and shows one or two noticeable signs of wear or patina relative to its age.

    Good

    The item is in good pre-owned condition and shows some general signs of wear or patina relative to its age.

    Fair

    The item is in fair pre-owned condition and shows overall wear or patina relative to its age.

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  • On offer is this very rare Chelsea porcelain fruit bowl or dish hand painted with insects and dating from around 1755. This large oval shaped serving dish has a raised and shaped rim with four moulded basket weave panels. The bowl is finely hand painted with fruits and insects painted in coloured enamels scattered around the surface of the bowl with the customary line painted to the rim. The bowl stands raised on a cut off foot with a red anchor mark painted to the base. A stunning and very rare example and a wonderful display piece to add to any serious collection of early English porcelain.

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