Denby Arabesque

Denby Arabesque

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Denby Arabesque was discontinued in 1984 after being introduced in 1963. It is one of the most recognisable and collected tableware collections from 1960s.

The history of Denby's Arabesque pattern centres around its designer, the exceptional Gill Pemberton, who took inspiration from a trip to Russia. The original name for the collection was Samarkand, but it was later changed to Arabesque to avoid confusion with similar collections from other manufacturers. The hand-painted Arabesque design has become so iconic that it features in the V&A Museum collection and is described as 'dark brown semi-matt glaze with brown, yellow, and red enamels, and with a painted Arabesque pattern of circles and a daisy in the centre.'

Browse the 1970 Denby Arabesque catalogue here.

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4.8 (216 reviews)
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Denby Arabesque Reviews

4.8 (216 reviews)
Apr 8th
Verified Customer
Denby Arabesque Sugar Bowl - Lidded (Coffee)
Denby Arabesque Sugar Bowl - Lidded (Coffee)
Just love this design and a lot of choice
Feb 28th
Verified Customer
Denby Arabesque Cream Jug
Denby Arabesque Cream Jug
I have already told you ??
Jan 13th
Miss B Zapala
Denby Arabesque Mustard Pot + Lid
Denby Arabesque Mustard Pot + Lid
The mustard pot was an added item to my set and I couldn't be more pleased with the condition of the item as I'm an avid mustard user.
Jan 13th
Miss B Zapala
Denby Arabesque Sugar Bowl - Lidded (Coffee)
Denby Arabesque Sugar Bowl - Lidded (Coffee)
The cream jug and sugar bowl were the first items to be chipped and broken in my twelve piece dinner set and I was unable to find these replacements in excellent condition in Australia due to their age. Replacement crockery in great condition is what Chinasearch excel at and I'm so pleased I found them.
Jan 13th
Miss B Zapala
Denby Arabesque Cream Jug
Denby Arabesque Cream Jug
The items were in excellent condition and impossible to find in Australia, which I did search here for years. I thank the Chinasearch team for their dedication in finding what I wanted.
Nov 29th 2023
Mrs Carolyn Brown
Denby Arabesque Pepper Pot
Denby Arabesque Pepper Pot
Nov 28th 2023
Verified Customer
Denby Arabesque Sauce Boat Stand
Denby Arabesque Sauce Boat Stand
Nov 28th 2023
Verified Customer
Denby Arabesque Sauce Boat
Denby Arabesque Sauce Boat
Nov 22nd 2023
Verified Customer
Denby Arabesque Milk Jug
Denby Arabesque Milk Jug
The same comments As above
Nov 22nd 2023
Verified Customer
Denby Arabesque Cream Jug
Denby Arabesque Cream Jug
Just what I needed to complete a set and surprise my husband for Christmas
Aug 21st 2023
Mrs. M. HUGHES
Denby Arabesque Teacup
Denby Arabesque Teacup
Order was excellent quality and was very well packed.
Aug 18th 2023
Mr Derek Edwards
Denby Arabesque Salad / Dessert Plate
Denby Arabesque Salad / Dessert Plate
Excellent service and delivery
Aug 17th 2023
Mr D Stone
Great Yarmouth
Denby Arabesque Soup / Cereal Bowl
Denby Arabesque Soup / Cereal Bowl
There is nothing more to add
Aug 17th 2023
Mr D Stone
Great Yarmouth
Denby Arabesque Tea / Side Plate
Denby Arabesque Tea / Side Plate
I have already given my rating
Aug 17th 2023
Mr D Stone
Great Yarmouth
Denby Arabesque Teacup
Denby Arabesque Teacup
Jul 20th 2023
Mrs Jane Anderson
Western Australia
Denby Arabesque Salad / Dessert Plate
Denby Arabesque Salad / Dessert Plate
Perfect!! Exact condition I asked for
Jul 13th 2023
Mrs P Wadham
Denby Arabesque Salad / Dessert Plate
Denby Arabesque Salad / Dessert Plate
No problem’s but don’t like these reviews
Jul 13th 2023
Mr Peter Trott
Edinburgh
Denby Arabesque Coffee Cup
Denby Arabesque Coffee Cup
Jun 7th 2023
Verified Customer
Denby Arabesque Dinner Plate
Denby Arabesque Dinner Plate
2 dinner plates. I ordered 'good ' quality. The amount of wear is minimal. Overall very pleased with the quality of the goods and the service.
May 21st 2023
Verified Customer
Denby Arabesque Dinner Plate
Denby Arabesque Dinner Plate
Had broken plates and thus were replacement. In exellent condition.
Apr 19th 2023
Verified Customer
Denby Arabesque Tea / Side Plate
Denby Arabesque Tea / Side Plate
Excellent and match my existing china perfectly.
Apr 19th 2023
Verified Customer
Denby Arabesque Salad / Dessert Plate
Denby Arabesque Salad / Dessert Plate
I accept that I ordered 'fair' condition china replacements, but two of the three plates are badly discolored, with dripped/ incorrectly formed decorations and incorrect or badly faded colouring. They look like practice pieces for factory workers learning to paint and should not really be sold - even as 'fair' condition. Sadly they don't come anywhere close to my existing plates, so will be used a 'cake' plates or similar, not for serving meals etc.
Comment from Chinasearch:
We are sorry to hear you are not happy with 2 of the plates we sent you. Please can you call us on 01926 512402 so we can sort this out for you.
Apr 19th 2023
Verified Customer
Denby Arabesque Dinner Plate
Denby Arabesque Dinner Plate
Excellent and match my existing china beautifully.
Apr 19th 2023
Verified Customer
Denby Arabesque Soup / Cereal Bowl
Denby Arabesque Soup / Cereal Bowl
Unfortunately, I ordered the larger bowls - not realizing that there are two sizes, so they don't match my existing china; but that's my fault. Other than that, they are perfect and give me another option when serving etc.
Jan 18th 2023
Mrs ROSLYN WILSON
Denby Arabesque Dinner Plate
Denby Arabesque Dinner Plate