A catalogue of the last year's produce of valuable Chelsea Porcelaine Manufactory : consisting of the greatest variety of table and desert services ... Which will be sold by auction, by Mr. Burnsall ...

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Title

A catalogue of the last year's produce of valuable Chelsea Porcelaine Manufactory : consisting of the greatest variety of table and desert services ... Which will be sold by auction, by Mr. Burnsall ...

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Extent

16+ pages ; 4to

Description

A catalog of the wares produced by the Chelsea Porcelain Manufactory in 1760 being sold at auction by Mr. Burnsall in 1761. The catalog includes the "Conditions of Sale" and a daily listing of items for sale beginning on April 30, 1761. The last day of sale in the catalog is for May 4, 1761 though the catalog is incomplete and this may not have been the last day of the sale. The sale was advertised in the Public Advertiser as late as May 5, 1761.

Date of publication from Cheney, C.R. Handbook of dates for students of English history.

Manuscript additions noting prices appear next to some of the lots.

Description based on imperfect copy: lacks all after page 16.

"The whole to be viewed on Tuesday the 28th of April, and to the Time of Sale, which will begin at Twelve o'Clock."

"Catalogues to be had the Days of Viewing at the following Places for Six-pence each, which will be allowed to the Purchasers ; at the Union Coffee house, opposite the Royal Exchange, Cornhill ; at George's Coffee-house, at the upper End of Hay-market ; at Church Coffee-house, Piccadilly, and at the Place of Sale."

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Contributor

Is Referenced By

Austin, John C. Chelsea Porcelain at Williamsburg. Williamsburg, VA : Colonial Williamsburg Foundation, ©1977.
Mackenna, F. Severne. Chelsea Porcelain : The Gold Anchor Wares. Leigh-on-Sea, England : F. Lewis, 1952.

Bibliographic Citation

English Short Title Catalogue, n63746

Citation

Chelsea Porcelain Manufactory, “A catalogue of the last year's produce of valuable Chelsea Porcelaine Manufactory : consisting of the greatest variety of table and desert services ... Which will be sold by auction, by Mr. Burnsall ...,” Special Collections, John D. Rockefeller Jr. Library, Colonial Williamsburg Foundation, accessed September 16, 2021, https://cwfjdrlsc.omeka.net/items/show/531.

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