Over the coming months and years it is our intention to develop this web site to -
- add value to our membership
- become a focal point for students and scholars of Derby porcelain
- reach out to collectors of Derby porcelain in all four corners of the globe.
Shell dish c1815.
Our Latest News.
The Society has recently launched its latest on-line exhibition. Titled "Oriental Influences", it looks at how porcelain imported from the Far East impacted on the early porcelain production in the UK and how that impact continues through to today.
(To the right is a Derby fluted sauceboat and dish c.1770.)
*** Important Announcement ***
Our Summer visit to two Nottinghamshire collections
has been postponed.
This is due to the current public health situation regarding the covid-19 virus.
We hope to rearrange the visits for a later date.
Royal Crown Derby have added a page to their website with a brief biography of James Rouse Senior, the only decorator to work at all three Derby porcelain factories. This link will take you too it.
(Image of this Gladstone service plate with flowers by Rouse Snr. with permission of Mellors and Kirk Auctioneers.)
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