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SA723273

Rare Bloor Derby Dessert Plate Circa 1820

Price

£105 | $139 USD | €120 EUR
Item Number: SA723273
Date of manufacture: 19th Century
Current Status: For sale
Seller: Gertrude Antiques
This antique has been viewed 19 times in the past month with the most views from China.

Description

A rare Bloor Derby Dessert Plate decorated in green with handpainted flowers to the centre, which is surrounded by the characteristic broader border with gilt lined asymmetrical panels of chrome green alternating with posies of flowers on a white background, all surrounded by a gilt leaved rim. Red mark to the base.
The Derby Porcelain Company, later called Royal Crown Derby, is currently the oldest British porcelain factory still in production. Derby pottery has gone through many iterations from the mid 1700s to today. In the 1820s it was under the ownership of Robert Bloor and was named "Bloor Derby" until his death in 1846. This was a period when Derby pottery was served by some of the most talented artists. Early traditions were recaptured and enriched. Many aristocratic clients were attracted including Queen Victoria and the Earl of Shrewsbury.
Condition: This lovely plate is showing evidence of its age but it is still a beautiful piece. There are two minor imperfections on the top right of the white central and some of the green paint has worn at the edges. There is also some craqueleur to the glaze typical of Derby porcelain of this period. On the other hand the gilt is barely worn and the flower paintings are fresh and undiminished.
Measurement: 22 cm diameter
All of the items that we advertise for sale have been as accurately described as possible and are in excellent condition, unless otherwise stated. Please note that we are also able to arrange a full shipping service for our customers.
We offer a 14 day returns policy. In the unlikely event that you are not completely satisfied with your purchase we will issue a full refund of the purchase price less the return transport costs with an approved courier once an item is received by us in the same condition as it was originally dispatched.
We look forward to being of service.
Internal Ref: 10215



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This item is antique. The date of manufacture has been declared as 19th Century.


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Width = 22 cm (8.7")
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Gertrude Antiques
East Sussex
United Kingdom
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