Red Anchor Chelsea plate, Kakiemon ‘Ho Ho Bird’ pattern, c. 1752-5
Chelsea octagonal plate, painted in the Kakiemon manner with a ‘Ho Ho Bird’ on a blue rock, another bird flying above, with various flowering plands surrounding, yhr rim with fine red & gilt flowerhead & foliage border, a brown line to the finely moulded raised rim.
Red Anchor period,
marked with a tiny red anchor to the footrim,
Several small chips to raised rim ridge restored, the decoration & glaze worn from stacking.