Saucers (12) (part of a service)

Factory Chelsea Porcelain Manufactory British

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The gilding on these pieces (see 54.163.7a, b–.34) is of a very high order, with tooled work on a thick application of honey gilding selectively matte and burnished for a lively design of pheasants, peacocks, and swallows in a landscape. The deep bowl was for little cakes.

Saucers (12) (part of a service), Chelsea Porcelain Manufactory (British, 1745–1784, Gold Anchor Period, 1759–69), Soft-paste porcelain, British, Chelsea

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Left to Right: 54.163.23; 54.163.24; 54.163.25