manufacturer: Derby porcelain factory (English, estab. circa 1748, closed 1848)

circa 1820-circa 1830
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dish, fan shaped, from a dessert service, moulded, of pear-shape with shell edged rim, serving handle incorporating the floral emblems of the Union (rose, shamrock, and thistle) beneath a crown, moulded anthemions and a deep, recessed bowl. The interior of the bowl has a cobalt blue ground, three heart shaped reserves painted with a floral spray. The remainder of the bowl is embellished with gilded leaves and fronds which are partly painted with yellow as are the reserve borders. The rim is gilded as are the moulded emblems on the handle.
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manufacturer: Derby porcelain factory (English, estab. circa 1748, closed 1848)
Production place
Derby, Derbyshire, England
Production date
circa 1820-circa 1830
Media description
Bone china, cobalt ground, gilding
60 x 215 x 250 mm
Measurement details
height: 60mm
width: 215mm
depth: 250mm
Credit line
Foundation Collection, 1989
Project credit line
This digital record has been made available on TJC Collection Online through a significant donation from the OPENING DOORS fund, the generous support of The Friends of The Johnston Collection, and Digitisation Champion Christine Bell
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