Della Robbia Plaque decorated in relief with a group of Dancing Children. Della Robbia, manufacturer; designer, Ellen Mary Rope (see note below); potter, Miss M Furniss, c. 18941900. 8 x 9.75 x 3/4 inches deep. Collection: AD Antiques Ltd. [Click on image to enlarge it.]

Photograph by courtesy of AD Antiques Ltd, Chipping Campden, Gloucestershire, which retains copyright. Readers of the Victorian Web may wish to consult their site [link]. The text however, has some input from a private collector, who has found this listed as "No. 534, 'Dancing Panel'" in the 1896 Della Robbia catalogue. It is figure 22 in the catalogue, and is described there as "after a plaster relief by Ellen Mary Rope," as stated above. — Jacqueline Banerjee.

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