Pair of porcelain dishes from Chelsea.

Made by Chelsea Porcelain Works in London, England, c.1760..

In 1953, Sydney collector, Annie Maria Gillies, bequeathed around 100 decorative art objects to the Vaucluse Park Trust, which later became part of the Historic Houses Trust of New South Wales. In 1998, the Trust transferred this collection to the Powerhouse Museum.

The greater part of this collection consists of around 80 examples of English porcelain dating from the mid eighteenth to the early nineteenth century. These items represent the strength of the English porcelain industry, including...


Dishes (pair), porcelain, made by Chelsea Porcelain Works, England, c. 1760

Pair of leaf-shaped dishes with green stem-shaped handles, yellow bud in relief at base of stem, and a green leaf at other end. The centre moulded with a plum coloured petal and leaf and a close petal in brown, yellow and plum.


56 mm
200 mm


Chelsea, England, c 1760.
Chelsea Porcelain Works c.1760.


Transfer from the Historic Houses Trust of New South Wales, 1999 Bequest of Annie Maria Gillies, 1953
16 September, 2005

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Pair of porcelain dishes from Chelsea. 2014, Museum of Applied Arts & Sciences, accessed 18 November 2017, <>
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