OLD JAPAN IMARI OR KINGS
PATTERN PORCELAIN CREAMER JUG C.1830-34
English porcelain Bloor Derby Japan pattern creamer jug with flamboyant
double scroll handle and Derby Gothic Crown mark circa 1830-34. More
recently the Derby Old Japan Imari pattern has
also been referred to as the Kings pattern by
enthusiastic collectors worldwide who often collect on the basis of
shape or to build a harlequin Derby Japan service for display. The
precise Kings royal association remains shrouded
in mystery..." Antiques Expert Hamilton Bear.
See Derby Porcelain 1748-1848 An Illustrated Guide
by John Twitchett colour plate 184 page 203 for
more fine porcelain pieces in the "Old Japan" pattern.
height 150 mm max.
Derby Gothic Crown D mark to base in iron red.
Excellent with no significant defects. Condition
report: two tiny glazed and gilded firing tears to porcelain
from rim. These are nothing unusual, present at manufacture and have no
bearing on the aesthetic qualities, value or desirability of this
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