Flora Danica Pierced Porcelain Basket by Royal Copenhagen

  • This pierced basket by Royal Copenhagen displays the legendary Flora Danica pattern
  • It is adorned with a colorful rendering of Polygala Amarum, also known as bitter milkwort
  • The design comes from the botanical encyclopedia entitled Flora Danica (Flowers of Denmark)
  • This celebrated motif is among the most prestigious porcelain patterns in the world
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Item No. 30-8206

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A delicate floral motif encases this rare pierced porcelain basket by the celebrated Royal Copenhagen. Crafted in the highly celebrated Flora Danica motif, the service dish features the Polygala Amarum, or bitter milkwort, depicted with extraordinary artistry on its base. Details from the hand-painted design to the gilt-accented, reticulated rim reveal the artistry of Royal Copenhagen and this legendary motif.

Royal Copenhagen, once the porcelain supplier to the Queen of Denmark, is known throughout the world for their quality craftsmanship and creative artistry. Founded in 1775, the first pieces ever produced were complex dining services for the Danish Royal Family. In 1790, Royal Copenhagen unveiled their Flora Danica pattern, now considered one of the most important and celebrated porcelain motifs ever created. 

 Features "Royal Copenhagen" marks and Latin name of flower on the underside
20th century

3 1/4” high x 8 1/2" wide x 7 1/4” deep
Flora Danica Pierced Porcelain Basket by Royal Copenhagen
Maker: Flora Danica
Period: 20th Century
Origin: Denmark
Type: Plates/Bowls
Depth: 7.25 Inches
Width: 8.5 Inches
Height: 3.25 Inches

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