Derby plate, fruit & foliage by George Complin, C. 1795
Derby plate from an important dessert service, finely painted by George Complin with fruit and flowers within a border of autumn foliage, the lobed rim with a yellow edge.
Puce mark & pattern no. 126,
Slight wear to enamels, small rim chip, some touch-ups evident to gold, very presentable.
This service was previously owned by the Fifth Duke of Westminster (Eaton Hall) , Cheshire.
Complin was a Frenchman employed at Derby in the late 18th century, noted for his fine fruit painting.