manufacturer: Chelsea-Derby porcelain factory (estab. 1770, closed 1784)

circa 1775
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plate, circular, of classical design, lobed edge with a condiment rim painted with garlands of wheat husks and in the centre a classic urn draped with flowers, scattered butterflies and insects including a ladybird. The edge painted with dental (teeth) gilded inside a plain line and gold flowers at the terminals of the wheat husks. Small green flowers are painted on the reverse, one covering an original kiln fault-this fault is visible in an extended form on the front-the original fault having turned into a crack.
Maker and role
manufacturer: Chelsea-Derby porcelain factory (estab. 1770, closed 1784)
Production place
Derby, Derbyshire, England
Production date
circa 1775
Media description
porcelain (soft-paste)
23 x dia 230 mm
Measurement details
height: 23mm
diameter: 230mm
On the reverse is a gold Chelsea / Duesbury symbol.
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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