Danish | 1894-1900

 

Royal Copenhagen 'Flora Danica' porcelain serving dish of triangular form with a parcel-gilt saw tooth border and painted botanic decoration.  Marked to base with three blue waves, a crown and 'Danmark' stamp and with 'Primula elatior. Jacq.' in black cursive script.


The Flora Danica is a comprehensive atlas of all the wild plants native to Denmark, in the period from 1761-1883. First proposed GC Oeder, Professor of Botany in Copenhagen, in 1753, it was completed 123 years later.

 

Height 5cm  x  Diameter 24cm

£422