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Derby Porcelain Botanical Dessert Plate c1790

Heading :  Derby porcelain dessert plate
Date : c1782-1800
Period : George III
Marks : Derby crown and D in blue. Blue Violets
Origin : Derby, England
Colour : Polychrome
Pattern : Botanical pattern 216
Features : Soft paste porcelain dessert plate, hand painted with blue violets within a yellow border 
Condition : Chip to the foot rim, 6.5cm very fine hairline to the rim
Restoration : None  
Dimensions : 23.8cm in diameter
Weight : 502 grams

The name of the naturalist and collector Hans Sloane is more widely recognised by porcelain collectors that that of William Curtis the Kew botanist and illustrator. The Botanical Magazine started in 1787 has been a primary inspiration for decorators and painters for over 200 years. William Duesbury purchased the first four years and three months of the publication in April 1791 to inspire painters within the factory. An inspired decision.


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  • Product Code: 2018090422
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  • £650.00

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