Known for its production of bone china, tableware, and other decorative pieces, the company name is synonymous with quality. Even today, production remains totally in Britain. Many skilled craftsmen came to Derby to produce the fine pieces, which began gaining recognition after a London showroom opened in He assembled many talented artists and craftsmen to create beautifully decorative pieces, which are highly collectable today. Royal Crown Derby Imari In the mid th century the factory produced elegant pieces with more experimental designs. At that time, the Japanese Imari patterns became extremely popular, and their popularity carries over into today. The Royal Crown Derby Imari designs feature bright colours, geometric patterns, and floral designs which mingle together in aesthetically pleasing compositions. The elegant styles of Imari wares helped revived the business until it changed hands again in and temporarily closed in A new factory was established in and set forth the company growth and diversified approach which continues into the present day. It first went into production in the late 19th century and is still as popular as it was back then.

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Bone China with gilt. Delightful shape with continual scene around the jug. An absolutely gorgeous little pot in superb condition. Green printed backstamp and date cypher for

The evening sale on 10th January features several interesting silver collectables including a novelty pair of Edwardian silver and enamelled sugar nips in the

A collection of antique enamel silver cases coming up for auction on 10th January January is often a lean time in auction rooms with few goods around to service the high demands from collectors eager to get the year under way. Plymouth Auction Rooms are again bucking the trend by hosting a sale of lovely jewellery, rare and vintage watches and collectable silver. The evening sale on 10th January features several interesting silver collectables including a novelty pair of Edwardian silver and enamelled sugar nips in the The John Speed Map coming up for auction on 7th March John Speed is one of the best known names in the history of English cartography, producing his first map in and in “Prospect Of The Most Famous Parts Of The World” the first world atlas produced by an Englishman.

Fine jewellery, rare clocks, precious hard stones and Chinese works of art attracted worldwide attention with a record amount of online bidders recorded at the sale. Paul Keen ‘we we’re overwhelmed with enquiries for the sale and were expecting some good results Bidders from as far as the middle east and the US competed for a remarkable 4 carat diamond ring that had been in the same Westcountry family for over fifty years. It was purchased in from Pellegrin Jewellers of Marseille, France.

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If you’ve graduated kindergarten, you know you’re not supposed to. But for centuries, scientists and philosophers believed that physical traits corresponded to personality. Even Aristotle thought there was a connection between the book and its cover. Today, physiognomy—as the study of facial features linked to personality became known—is considered a pseudoscience, but it was the first application of any science at all to criminology.

Two of the best are Albert Gregory who painted fantastic flowers and decorated the plates in the Judge Gary service.

There has been the suggestion that Planche may have supplied china to William Duesbury in London for decorating, and this led to the later partnership referred to above. Whether true or not, the formation of the partnership marks the start of the real history of china manufacture in Derby. The factory was established on the Nottingham Road. The partnership was immediately successful and within a short period large quantities of good quality china were being dispatched to eager markets in London to be sold by their Factor, a Mr.

Williams, at his warehouse at Craig’s Court, Charing Cross. Most china making was at Derby with mainly decoration at the Chelsea factory and Duesbury closed the Chelsea factory in moving the plant, equipment and most of the staff to the Derby site. The Bow China Works were sold to Duesbury in and suffered a similar fate. William Duesbury died in and his son, also William, continued the business until his death in at the age of In ill-health had caused him to form a partnership with Michael Kean, an Irish china painter and designer, and following his death, his widow, Elizabeth Duesbury formed a new business partnership with Michael Kean.

The two business partners married in , but the union was shortlived, failing in The business was advertised as for sale in June , and was eventually sold in December to Robert Bloor who had been a clerk at Nottingham Road during the period of William Duesbury.

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It is an opportunity for us to reflect on the language and ideas that represented each year. So, take a stroll down memory lane to remember all of our past Word of the Year selections. Change It wasn’t trendy , funny, nor was it coined on Twitter , but we thought change told a real story about how our users defined Unlike in , change was no longer a campaign slogan. But, the term still held a lot of weight. Here’s an excerpt from our Word of the Year announcement in

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Our Word of the Year was exposure , which highlighted the year’s Ebola virus outbreak, shocking acts of violence both abroad and in the US, and widespread theft of personal information.

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