Flora Danica and the Heritage of Danish Porcelain, 1765-1990

On View: 
Tuesday, April 24, 1990 to Sunday, September 2, 1990

This exhibition, commemorating the 200th anniversary of the Royal Danish Flora Danica pattern, features 175 pieces—the largest collection ever assembled outside Denmark. Shaped, painted, and styled porcelain tea services, tureens, vases, and figurines are on view, each featuring a different plant native to Denmark taken from the original, richly-illustrated Flora Danica botanical atlas.

Organized by David Revere McFadden, Curator of Decorative Arts, with Steen Nottelmann, Curator of Archives and Collections for the Royal Copenhagen Group.