Caughley dessert plate, ‘Dresden Flowers’, C. 1785

$290.00 AUD

Caughley dessert plate of lobed form, painted in underglaze blue with scattered flowers, the leaves and details picked out in gold, the border with a gold dot edge to an underglaze blue rim with circle and dot pattern in gold.
Circa 1785

20.5 cm wide
minor wear to gold

George Washington had a service in this pattern, known as ‘Dresden Flowers & Border’ in the original pattern books. Several pieces still exist in US collections.
Ref. George Washington’s Chinaware p144 for a dish & discussion of this provenance.
The gilding is often attributed to Chamberlain’s of Worcester.

ex-Rosenberg Collection #273

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