REGENCY ENGLISH PORCELAIN LARGE PAINTED FLORAL SPRAY PATTERN
PLATE BY JOHN KEYS
interesting and attractive hand painted Robert Bloor & Co.
Derby porcelain plate with gilt edge circa 1815-20. It is
brilliantly painted with a stunning central floral group and four
subsidiary colourful floral
sprays. A simply fabulous example of a rare Derby plate for your BEST
china cabinet display. This is the work of Derby artist John Keys a
talented painter who only worked at Derby for a short time and sadly
died young at the age of 27." Antiques Expert
For a dish by John Keys with near identical central floral group see Derby
Porcelain 1748-1848 An Illustrated Guide, John Twitchett
plate 224 lower page 232.
width 250 mm max.
Derby red mark cross batons, dots and D as indicated
Excellent.In great display
condition. No damage or restoration. Gilding around rim shows shows
minor specs of rubbing wear: nothing that spoils the visual qualities
of this piece.
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