Dating royal crown derby
Royal Crown Derby Old Imari is fine bone china, beautifully decorated in blue, red, and gold floral and geometric designs. Surprisingly Chelsea, who derived many of their designs from silver where armorial decoration was commonplace, chose to ignore this potentially lucrative market.Worcester was the first to enter into this market in a more serious way, coming to largely dominate it until well into the 19th century.The purpose of this exhibition is to bring a small number of these to your attention in an attempt to stimulate interest and research into this often ignored sector of Derby porcelain.If any members or enthusiasts have information regarding any of the armorials or monograms which appear here, then please email this information to the .
However, Derby did produce a number of armorial, crest and monogram services during the 18th, 19th and 20th centuries which, with a few notable exceptions, are not instantly recognised or appreciated.
From small beginings, a great company was born, using lavish gold, bold reds, and Japanese inspired colours and designs for a range of tableware, giftware and Collectables.
A Selection of Armorial and Monogrammed Services From the Nottingham Road Factory.
Chelsea Derby cup and saucer for "Bishop of Durham" service c1782.
This listing of Royal Crown Derby thimbles does not purport to be complete or accurate in all aspects. "Cracking the Code: dating Derby items from the Osmaston Road factory" Welcome to the DPIS On-Line Exhibition of Armorials, Crests and Monograms on Derby Porcelain.(Originally featured on our web site during the winter of 2012-13) By the middle of the 18th century, a major market in Chinese porcelain with armorial decoration had developed in England.
Rather it invites comment and contribution to add to our Old Imari by Royal Crown Derby. Both dinner and tea services decorated with the coats of arms, crests or monograms of the rich and titled families were mainly imported, with the fledgling English porcelain manufacturers either slow or unwilling to enter this market.