Showcasing design excellence through lavish hand decorated 22 carat gold, the Aves pattern is exceptionally popular on tableware as it can be a stunning addition to any table at any time of year. Adapted from an embroidery pattern by painter, Albert Gregory, it is elegantly designed to be a statement pattern, adorned with dramatic birds of paradise and peacocks. The original Avesbury pattern has appeared on Royal Crown Derby’s luxury tableware since 1932.
Royal Crown Derby has a long and distinguished history. The company has been manufacturing fine bone china in Derby, England since 1750.
Throughout that time, the skills of artisans and artists, passed down from generation to generation has been the key to ensuring a long tradition of excellence in design, craftsmanship and artistry.
You would be easily forgiven for believing fine bone china should be treated with the most delicate of touches, and of course, it should, however, you should take it from us that fine bone china is actually one of the most durable materials to be used for tableware - it isn't as fragile as you may think!