1) Dessert plate, a copy of a plate from the 'Hope' service by the Worcester Factory for the Duke of Clarence.
Dessert plate & print by Derby Porcelain Factory, 1) c. 1791; 2) 1784
© Derby Museum and Art Gallery
- 1) soft paste porcelain; 2) sepia
- 1) diameter 24.3 cm; 2) 45 x 37.5 cm
- Art Fund grant:
- £1,450 ( Total: £5,800)
- Acquired in:
- N Gent
It may have been made as a sample to illustrate the superior quality of the Derby product over the Worcester porcelain. This was a period when the first Derby Porcelain Factory was trying to boost its status and regard at court. 2) Framed copy of the source print, 'Griselda' by Bartolozzi, after Anglika Kauffman.
Unknown collector, 1907; J A Robinson; Albert Amor; N Gent.