Description This vase represents gold-anchor Chelsea at its most elaborate. the rococo style is well defined here with the many scrolls, curves, and twists. The rustic figural scene painted in the reserve is probably after a contemporary French painting.
Provenance A. W. Franks, London; George R. Harding, London [date and mode of acquisition unknown]; Henry Walters, Baltimore, 1911, by purchase; Walters Art Museum, 1931, by bequest.
Inscriptions anchor in gold
Credit Acquired by Henry Walters, 1911
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