Derby Porcelain Botanical Compotier Dessert Dish Chinese Apple Blossom

Derby Porcelain Botanical Compotier Dessert Dish Chinese Apple Blossom

Code: FA1492

£185.00 Approx $234.47, €216.63
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A fine Derby kidney shape compotier very finely painted with a botanical study of Chinese Apple Blossom after a late 18th century engraving by William Curtis, first edition 1794. Gilt painted rim. Red mark to the reverse and the named specimen in script, c.1806.

It measures 25cm (9 7/8") wide by 20.5cm (8 1/8") deep and 3.8cm (1 1/2") high. 

In excellent condition with no damage, repair or restoration. The surface is finely and evenly crazed as often is the case with these botanical dessert wares and a very small are of faint discolouration near the rim to the top right corner, please see the final photograph. Minimal handling wear, the gilt and enamelling is excellent.