Antique Derby Porcelain Salmon Ground Plate, A Marsh Hibiscus, by John Brewer(211 views)
Description: Antique Derby Porcelain Salmon Ground Plate, Marsh Hibiscus, by John Brewer, The Derby porcelain plate is boldly painted with a Marsh Hibiscus botanical specimen with richly gilded borders with swans and stylized flowerheads are on a rich salmon ground.y gilded borders with swans and stylized flowerheads are on a rich salmon ground. The flower is named on reverse: Marsh Hibiscus. Mark: crown, crossed batons, and D mark in red, numerals 4 & 13 in yellow & green inside foot rim. John Brewer, (1764-1816) John was the elder of two brothers who both worked at Derby. Their parents were both artists and from 1762-1767 had studios in London at Rupert Street. Brewer started working at Derby in 1795. He was a talented watercolourist and " had never applied his art to porcelain painting. At Derby, he painted a variety of subject matters including plant and flower painting.
Condition Report: Excellent
Dimensions: Diameter: 8 7/8 inches (22.5 cm)
Artist or Maker: John Brewer
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