Derby Porcelain Botanical Plate with Babiana Stricta c1800


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Heading :  Derby porcelain botanical plate with babiana stricta
Date : c1800
Period : George III
Marks : Derby Crown and crossed swords and pattern number 216. Babiana Stricta written to base
Origin : Derby. England
Colour : Polychrome
Pattern : 216 – depicts a Babiana stricts (also known as baboon flower or blue freesia).

Features: Fluted rim
Condition : Excellent. no chips or cracks
Restoration : None
Dimensions : 23cm diameter. 3cm height
Weight : 425 grams

Botanical themes became a firm favourite at Derby when copies of Curtis’s Botanical Magazine arrived in 1791. Some years later the factory also purchased a a copy of water colourist John Edwards’ tome “A collection of Flowers”. This was a more naturalistic style than that observed in Curtis.

Services with blue Derby marks inspired by both Curtis and Edwards were made for approximately 20 years until the end of the first decade of the 19th century. This is more in the manner of Curtis

Additional information

Weight750 g


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