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Antique Sevres plaque depicting nobles in Gilt wood frame signed Vinea

 

A beautiful hand painted Sevres porcelain plaque depicting a court scene, involving 3 young noble ladies and an older lady, greeting two gentlmen visitors. Set behind them is a beautiful painting of a wooded scene. Set in an extremely fine gilt wood and gesso frame. The plaque is of a decent size, and marked on the back with the Sevres mark for 1753. However, this plaque is made of a hard paste porcelain, rather than the soft paste which was used in the 18th century. Signed on the plaque Vinea. Francesco Vinea(1845 - 1902) was anItalianpainter, known for his period costumegenresubjects. He studied first at theAcademy of Fine ArtsofFlorence, but had to discontinue his studies due to his poverty. He worked for a photographer, also as a designer of illustrated magazines, but returned to Florence and studied under professorEnrico Pollastrini. Circa 1890 43cm High by 49cm Long and 8 and a half cm wide

Stock Number: 5494
Origin: France
Price: 3,950
Availability: In Stock

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