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Antique Chelsea Derby Porcelain Dessert Plates

Circa 1770

The set of six Chelsea Derby porcelain plates are painted with a thin, spirally fluted, mazarine border accented with gilt highlights from which hang floral swags.  

In the center is a floral bouquet panel surrounded by a mazarine blue border with ornate gilt highlights of dentil work, fish scales, and flowerheads.  he fish-scale gilding is as fine as any found on British porcelain.

Diameter:  8 5/16 inches (21.2 cm)

References: An example of a similarly shaped plate can be found in Derby Porcelain 1750-1798 by Gilbert Bradley, page 151.

Dimensions

Diameter: 21.2 cm

Condition report

Excellent

Stock number

vm98002