Napoleon III Porcelain de Paris Pair of Dessert Trays
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Lovely pair of dessert trays in French porcelain "Porcelain de Paris"; they are masterfully decorated with beautiful and graceful floral designs executed by hand in pure gold with light and dark shades; always by hand on the bottom of the plates is reported the number "2222" which sometimes represents the model of the design and sometimes the initials of the craftsman depending on which laboratory were made; the trays were made in the Napoleon III style between 1880 and 1883 by expert craftsmen respecting ancient traditions and the raw material (kaolin). “Porcelain de Paris” is a term that refers collectively to the various porcelain decorating workshops and studios within and around Paris, France. It is not the name of any single company or producer and is usually applied to craft objects of excellent workmanship produced between the mid and late 19th century. The makers are in some cases obscure and generally unknown or have created only a few and rare pieces. Antique porcelain objects from Paris are the most desired by collectors and are present in many museums around the world. Measures diameter cm.24, height cm.4.
19th century (1800-1899)
Place of origin:
4H x 24DI
1,57H x 9,45DI
Creator / Artist:
Good; Wear consistent with age and use.
International - YES
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