CROWN DERBY ARTIST FINE SIGNED CABINET PLATE ROSE SPRAY BY
ALBERT GREGORY C.1904
fine hand painted Derby porcelain cabinet plate painted by Royal
artist Albert Gregory. A wonderful example of finest antique porcelain
china by one of the greatest ever ceramic artists. Decoration is
a beautifully balanced Rose
Spray pattern with three flower heads filling the milky white porcelain blank
plate to great effect. The lobed
porcelain blank is impressed "DERBY" together with the date of
manufacture, May 1904. It was made at the Royal Crown
Derby works or the King Street Derby works of Sampson Hancock. Signed cabinet pieces by Albert Gregory are among
the very best of English china. A lovely item for the lover of fine English porcelain and antiques!"Antiques Expert Hamilton Bear.
width 230 mm max.
Signed by the artist Albert Gregory, "A. G" to
front, plus impressed Derby mark and date code for May 1904.
In excellent, finest, display condition. Free from any significant
damage or defects and without restoration. There is a chip to footrim
and two further smaller glazed over footrim chips caused by the removal
of kiln furniture during stages of firing.
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