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Royal Copenhagen Flora Danica Tureen
Royal Plate In 1790, the Danish king Christian VII ordered a dinner set decorated with images from the Flora Danica, a comprehensive botanical record of the native plants of Denmark, as a gift for the Russian Empress Catherine the Great.
Flora Danica Dinnerware by Royal Copenhagen - Flora Danica is one of the world's most prestigous and luxurious porcelain collections. Dating from the 1700s, the service was the life's work of acclaimed painter, Johann Christoph Bayer. It was created as a gift from royalty to royalty and is still used by kings and queens today.