28 November 2002,
London, South Kensington
Price realised GBP 329
GBP 300 - GBP 500
A Derby Crown Porcelain Co. plate
Circa 1880, impressed DERBY, inscribed Designed and Executed by Geo. F. Lambert. Derby. in iron-red script
Decorated in the Islamic taste, the centre with a buff-coloured ground, within a seeded gilt roundel enamelled and gilt with demi flower-heads, the claret-ground border reserved with leaf-shaped panels enamelled and paste-gilded with flowers and scrolling foliage between geometric bud ornament, within a beaded rim (some light rubbing to gilt rim)
9¼ in. (23.5 cm.) diam.
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Cf. John Twitchett and Betty Bailey, Royal Crown Derby (Woodbridge, 1989), p. 55, colour plate 25 for a related example of George Lambert's work.
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