A late 18thc Chelsea-Derby plate. Crown over 'D' and 'N' marks. Pattern 8

18th century
English style
From: LU5 6PL, Harlington, United Kingdom

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    A beautiful scalloped plate, decorated with four principal floral studies, quite likely painted by Edward Withers, the rose painting being in his style. See plate 65 of the ACC edition of Twitchett-which is almost identical to this piece. The blue border is very much in the style of Constantine Smith-the inventor of the on-glaze bright blue. The pattern is pattern 8. See the Georgian House Antiques website. The style is clearly influenced by Sèvres.
    Blue crown over 'D' mark and separate 'N' mark, denoting this to be an early piece. 
    In really excellent condition. No wear, cracks, chips or apparent restoration. There is one gouge to the surface of the plate, which, though deep, does not carry through to the reverse. Wear commensurate with age and use.
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    Style English style (Plates, Porcelain Services of English style Style)
    Century 18th century (Plates, Porcelain Services 18th century)
    Country of origin United Kingdom
    Artist Derby Porcelain Company
    Width (cm) 23
    Materials Porcelain
    Shipping Time Ready to ship in 2-3 Business Days
    Location LU5 6PL, Harlington, United Kingdom

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