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Derby Botanical Porcelain Plate c1795

Heading : 18th century Derby botanical porcelain plate pattern number 141
Date : c1795
Period : George III
Marks : Crown above batons in blue and the subjets matters Latin name Geranium Anemonefolium, Anemone-Leav'd Geranium
Origin : Derby, England
Colour : White and polychrome with a gilt rim
Features : A wonderful hand painted flower with a gilt scalloped rim
Size : 2.8cm tall by 21.7cm in diameter
Condition : Very good, limited wear to gilding and some wear to the enamel
Restoration : None
Weight : 337 grams

William Curtis's  Botanical Magazine has been a source of inspiration for two hundred years. The prints are being used on iPhone cases and Lewis and Wood even have Curtis prints on wallpaper.

The Anemone leaved geranium appreared in the Botanical magazine in  October 1792. It is beyond reasonable doubt that Curtis was the inspiration for the factory, it is known that Duesbury purchased the magazines. The Derby painting is a faithful copy and quite stunning. We have included images of the print as it appreared in Botanical Magazine.

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  • Product Code: 2018022201
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  • £450.00

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