Definition of Chelsea ware in English:
A type of soft-paste porcelain made at Chelsea in the 18th century.
- The china was close in style to contemporary Chelsea ware and Bow ware, whose factories Derby absorbed in the 1770s.
- Among the earliest specimens of Chelsea ware are the crawfish salts in the British Museum, which are undoubtedly the work of Sprimont.
- Though the works were sold in 1769, and moved to Derby, the original Chelsea ware fetch high values.
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