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FS41: Two Day Fine Art Sale

A Rare Chelsea White-glazed Model of A Red Squirrel

Auction Lot FS41/628

A rare Chelsea white-glazed model of a red squirrel naturistically modelled with head turned slightly to dexter and tail curled over its back, on rustic mound base, incised triangle period, circa 1745-49, 15cm wide, 9cm high [damage and losses].

A Rare Chelsea White-glazed Model of A Red Squirrel (FS41/628) offered in our Two Day Fine Art Sale starting on 29th January 2019 at our salerooms in Exeter, Devon.

Lot Description

A rare Chelsea white-glazed model of a red squirrel naturistically modelled with head turned slightly to dexter and tail curled over its back, on rustic mound base, incised triangle period, circa 1745-49, 15cm wide, 9cm high [damage and losses].

Notes

This particular model appears to be unrecorded in the literature. Other known examples of Chelsea squirrels are modelled with the animal seated upright on it's haunches and eating a nut. cf. Elizabeth Adams 'Chelsea Porcelain' page 35 fig.3.20.

Price Realised

£17,000

Department

Ceramics and Glass

Fine Art Category

18th Century English Porcelain

Sale Information

FS41: Two Day Fine Art Sale
Tuesday, 29th January 2019
Wednesday, 30th January 2019

Okehampton Street, Exeter

This lot will be sold after 10:00am on Wednesday, 30th January 2019 as part of the Oriental and European Ceramics and Glassware section of the sale.

Contact

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Okehampton Street, Exeter

Telephone: +44 (01392) 413100

Important Notes

Weights and measurements are approximate guidelines only, unless otherwise stated to the contrary.

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