Saturday, October 7, 2017

Three Derby Figures - Derby

We just learned about the Pair of Lovers by Franz Anton Bustelli.

Another set of Rococo sculptures is the Three Derby Figures made by the Royal Crown Derby porcelain shop in England, 1758.

The Derby Porcelain company is one of the oldest makers of porcelain in England.
They used to just be called Derby Porcelain, then one day the Queen of England liked their sculptures so much she gave them the name "The Royal Crown Derby Porcelain Company".

(from: wikipedia - royal crown derby)

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