Fine Chelsea Red Anchor plate, birds-on-branches & butterflies, c. 1755
Fine Red Anchor Chelsea plate,the lobed rim well painted with three large ‘birds-on-branches’, the centre with a balanced scattering of insects including butterfly, mayflies, a adybug and a lively caterpillar, within a brown line rim.
Small Red Anchor mark,
Good condition with minor wear to brown line rim, one butterfly wing, no restoration
Provenance: The Payne Collection, sold Leonard Joel & Joshua McClelland 1956.
Remains of a BADA export decal