4 posts tagged Derby Porcelain

Derby Porcelain Gallery

A varied selection of Derby Porcelain products both antique and modern By Derby artists and designers that exemplify the Derby style. Porcelain plates, figures and vases that demonstrate the superb quality of Royal Crown Derby products. Not all Derby products are as collectible as the items featured below and most are well within range of any porcelain collectors budget. The products we feature here are simply used to demonstrate what you could find. If you search hard enough. William ... Continue Reading

Derby Artists

A look at some talented Royal Crown Derby Artists Renowned for superb quality porcelain, Royal Crown Derby utilised the services of some of the best and most respected ceramics artists. They included great names like William Quaker Pegg, William Billingsley, Cuthbert Gresley, Zachariah Boreman, John Brewer, Albert Gregory and Daniel Lucas In the early days William 'Quaker' Pegg took over from William Billingsley as chief flower painter and early Derby and Chelsea-Derby cabinet plates ... Continue Reading

Derby Marks

Early Derby Marks and newer Royal Crown Derby base marks. Derby marks are many but most follow the same theme, with a cypher surmounted by a crown. Dating early Derby is slightly more difficult than the more modern Royal Crown Derby, but dating Derby porcelain is much easier than many of the early English porcelain factories. (adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); Derby porcelain was produced at three main factories. Those being ... Nottingham Road ... Continue Reading

Chelsea Porcelain Factory

The history of the Chelsea Porcelain company, its products and its anchor mark periods. The Chelsea porcelain factory was founded in 1743 by two Frenchmen; Charles Gouyn a goldsmith and Nicholas Sprimont a silversmith. The Chelsea porcelain manufactory was the first important porcelain manufactory in England Its early soft-paste porcelain products were aimed at the aristocratic market. The first director Nicholas Sprimont was a silversmith by trade, but few documents survive to put ... Continue Reading