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Derby scalloped oval dish beautifully gilded and painted with a view titled "In Dove Dale Derbyshire" c.1805-1812
In the late 18th century most English factories started to use the French style mercury gilding which was cheaper and harder wearing, Derby continued to use the more attractive honey gilding but it was prone to wear. This is a comparatively well preserved example.
Width: 10 ins.
Condition:  Some minor wear to gilding
Mark: crown batons 'D' in red
SOLD 
(10% discount if you buy this dish and its pair together and still includes postage etc.)

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