Pair of Sevres Hand Painted French 19th Century Portrait Plates of Louis XVI & Mdme. Pompadour – circa 1855Porcelains
A pair of fabulous fine quality French Sévres, 19th century portrait plates – one each of Louis XVI & Mdme Pompadour. Each plate decorated in heavy raised gilding of leaves, branches & berries – horns & sceptres & Fleur de lis over a cobalt blue background outer border – having a gilt crown on the top of each plate and the names of “Louis XVI” & “Pompadour” on the bottom of each plate. The inner borders also in heavy gilding with wreaths and swags. Both portraits hand painted and signed by the artist. Each plate marked with underglaze Sévres cartouche mark and overglaze Louis Phillippe Sévres period mark along with the Chateau mark that they were meant for.
Each plate measures: 10 1/2 inches diameter.
Both in Excellent condition with no repairs or wear to the gilding.
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