W: 29 cm
Gift of David Berg, New York, to American Friends of the Israel Museum, In memory of his mother Ida Berg
Accession number: B82.0727(a-b)
A pair of Chelsea dishes, decorated in natural colors and with summer flowers, insects and caterpillars. The influence of Nicholas Sprimont is readily discernible in these stylized shell shaped dishes which are identical to a silver model bearing his name and date letter for 1746.
The Eighteenth Century English Dining Room, Israel Museum, Jerusalem
Digital presentation of this object was made possible by: The Ridgefield Foundation, New York, in memory of Henry J. and Erna D. Leir