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A magnificent English hexagonal porcelain covered jar, in the Worcester porcelain pattern which originated in the 1760’s: scale patterned cobalt blue glazed ground, punctuated by gilt and polychrome decorated cartouches framed in finely gilded Rococo borders and containing fanciful and colorful birds, commonly known as the “Chelsea Bird” pattern. Smaller cartouches contain butterflies and insects borrowed from 18th century Chinese export porcelain design. Along with four similar round and two square dishes. 19th century, unmarked.

Jar: H: 14 D: 6, Plates D: 9, Square Dishes H: 8 W: 8

ITEM ID
P1216-1
TYPE
Antique
COLOR
blue
THEME
Animal
AGE
19th Century

Mirabelle Antiques

Farrar Woltz
4289 Free Union Rd.
Free Union
VA 22940
Tel: (434) 293-3646
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    Seven Piece Garniture of English “Chelsea Bird’ Pattern Porcelain

    $1,900

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