A Rare Derby Teacup and Saucer C1790

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A Rare Derby Teacup and Saucer C1790

A Rare Derby Teacup and Saucer

Finely decorated in the Chinese style with a central bouquet of flowers

Heavily gilt rim

Base with a puce No. 18 and a Derby mark

William Duesbury II C1790

Diameter of Saucer; 5 3/4″14.6 cm)

Condition; excellent

A similar cup of this pattern and shape is illustrated in ‘Derby Porcelain’ Twitchett

Where he describes it as having an unusual shaped handle and thought to be a replacement for a Chinese cup