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