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Set Ten Antique Derby Cobalt Blue Dinner Plates England Circa 1825-30$880.00
Each plate in this set of ten Derby dinner plates is decorated with exquisite hand painted flowers.
In the center of each plate, we see a loose bouquet of flowers, including a pink rose, purple and yellow auricula,
blue forget-me-nots, orange and yellow chrysanthemums, and a profusion of green leaves.
The borders have three cartouches, each with a lovely spray of flowers.
The deep cobalt blue is beautifully decorated with gilded floral forms.
Small gilded dashes enliven the white edge.
The plates are marked on the underside with the Derby crown in underglaze iron red.
Dimensions: 10″ diameter x 1″ tall
Condition: slight rubbing to the gilt and slight craquelure to the glazing
Pair Antique Porcelain Oval Dishes Regency Period Hand Painted England Ca-1820$430.00
This pair of brightly colored oval dishes are each decorated in the center with an exquisite rose hand painted in pink with green leaves. Around it are six pairs of smaller red flowers, also shown with their green leaves. The lively borders are filled with purple , blue, and yellow flowers, and lavish floral gilding.
The colorful borders accentuate the shape of the oval dishes.
The beauty of the center roses and the border bursting with color make this a classic example of English Regency Period porcelain.
Dimensions: 10.5″ x 8″
Condition: Excellent with the very slightest wear to the gilded outline.
Early Derby Porcelain Coffee Can att. to George Robertson, circa 1795$3,200.00
A green-ground porcelain coffee can made by the Derby Porcelain Factory circa 1795. This green-ground coffee can is a fine example of early Derby porcelain. The shipwreck scene, titled on the bottom “A Shipwreck after a Storm” in hand-written script, is attributed to the painter George Robertson. The gilding, executed by Joseph Stables, remains in pristine condition.
Condition: Excellent. Small rim chip measuring 0.4 cm with associated in-painting of gilt.
Dimensions: 2 1/2 in. H x 2 7/8 in. Dm (6.4 cm H x 6.9 cm Dm)
Private English collection
Mellors & Kirk, Nottingham, 4/30/2009, lot 106
Thence by family descent
Two Pairs of Derby Porcelain Shaped Dishes Hand-Painted England, Circa 1810$600.00
This group of four Derby Porcelain dishes was hand-painted in England circa 1810. An exquisite design of curling feathers and neoclassical objects decorates the borders. The color combinations are what makes these dishes so wonderful, red shading into orange and purple with touches of both dark and light blue, mix with exquisite golden gilding. The bright white porcelain makes the bold colors stand out even more. Lobed edges add interest to these sophisticated and beautifully shaped dishes. The reverse of the dishes with the Derby Porcelain mark in use from 1780 to 1823.
Dimensions: The shell shapes:10″ x 9.5″, the oval shapes 12″ x 9.5″
Pair of Imari Saucers in the “King’s” Pattern Made in England, Circa 1820$300.00
Derby made this pair of “King’s” pattern imari saucers circa 1820. They are hand-painted in the Imari colors of cobalt blue, iron-red, and gold overlay with green, light blue, and true red accents on a white porcelain ground. The border shows a series of panels with geometric designs alternating with flowers on a cobalt blue ground.
Dimensions: 5.75″ diameter
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