Dessert plate & print by Derby Porcelain Factory

1) Dessert plate, a copy of a plate from the 'Hope' service by the Worcester Factory for the Duke of Clarence.

Details

Medium:
1) soft paste porcelain; 2) sepia
Dimensions:
1) diameter 24.3 cm; 2) 45 x 37.5 cm
Art Fund grant:
£1,450 ( Total: £5,800)
Acquired in:
2004
Vendor:
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.

Artists include

Provenance

Unknown collector, 1907; J A Robinson; Albert Amor; N Gent.

Venue details

Derby Museum and Art Gallery The Strand, DERBY Derbyshire DE1 1BS 01332 641 901 www.derbymuseums.org

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