Decorative Arts Auction

June 15, 2015

LOT 123

Lot 123

Five Chelsea Dessert Plates, c.1755-60

Five Chelsea Dessert Plates, c.1755-60
Lot 123 Details
Five Chelsea Dessert Plates, c.1755-60

with moulded turquoise and puce feather scroll rims, painted in colours with arrangements of fruit and leaves, butterflies and other winged insects
diameter 8.8" — 22.3 cm.
painted anchor marks in brown

Estimate $700-$1,000

Realised: $1,200
Price Includes Buyer's Premium ?

Lot Report


Labels with Town House Antiques, St. Catharines


Some very slight discolouration to crazing at rim of one plate; glaze incomplete at edge of rim on another; otherwise substantially in good condition

LOT 123

About Condition Ratings

  • 5 Stars: Excellent - No discernable damage, flaws or imperfections
  • 4 Stars: Very Good - Minor flaws or imperfections visible only under close inspection using specialised instruments or black light
  • 3 Stars: Good - Minor flaws visible upon inspection under standard lighting
  • 2 Stars: Fair - Exhibits flaws or damage that may draw the eye under standard lighting
  • 1 Star: Poor - Flaws or damage immediately apparent under standard lighting (examples: missing components, rips, broken glass, damaged surfaces, etc.)

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