25 October 2007
A ROYAL CROWN DERBY RECTANGULAR PLAQUE
Date cypher for 1882, iron-red crowned monogram mark, signed James. Platts.
Finely painted with a bust-length portrait of a brunette beauty in Renaissance dress and plumed fur-lined hat
10¾ x 8 in. (27.3 x 20.2 cm.), within a gilt and ebonized wood frame
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James Platt, British ( - 1888) is listed at Royal Crown Derby, Osmaston Road, as responsible for painting figures in enamels as well as gold.
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