London, South Kensington
12 June 2003
A pair of Derby 'Chatsworth Pattern' topographical plates
Circa 1790, blue crossed batons, crown and D marks, pattern 148, titled in blue script
Painted in the manner of John Brewer with scenes titled Glen Molaur, In the County of Wicklow, Ireland, the other titled In Devonshire, within gilt roundels below shaded gilt interlocking leaf-shaped panels, the well with S-scrolls, the border with pink and green leaves and gilt ferns (some rubbing to gilding and scratches to glaze)
9 1/8 in. (23.2 cm.) diam. (2)
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Cf. John Twitchett, Derby Porcelain (London, 1980), p.190, pl.229.
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