Large antique French Sevres porcelain round serpentine and double handled tray or plateau. Centered by an exquisite hand painted vignette, exhibiting fine details and beautiful colors. Partly after Francois Boucher's 1768 painting titled Landscape with Kirschpflückerin (Cherry Picker). Featuring a charming beautifully rendered country scene, portraying a group of shepherds picking cherries.
Their flock of sheep resting in the background at left. To the center is a black and white dog, a border collie perhaps. To the right is a mule, laden with baskets overflowing with their bounty of cherries. All surrounded by lush pastoral setting and a serene blue sky.
Surrounded by an intricate gilt floral border. On a bleu lapis or faux lapis lazuli ground, enhanced with gilt accents. Flanked by reticulated handles patterned as stylized foliate with gilt highlights. Measures 13 1/8" x 12" x 1 5/8 height. Marked to the reverse with Severs interlaced L's.
Incised with numbers 14 and 24. In overall very good antique condition. Some wear to the gilding, and some scratches present in the center, as expectant from age and use. There is a chip to the back of the rim as shown. Welcome to the Antique Boutique.Our aim is to provide you with a wide selection of quality antiques and collectibles. We describe everything to the best of our ability and the pictures form part of the description. We try to gather as much information about the item before listing, in an effort to offer you with an accurate and honest description.
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Wear is to be expected due to age and use. Note that the item in the pictures may be larger or smaller in actuality, the pictures do not represent size. Please check the description for dimensions. The item "Antique French Sevres Porcelain Plate Hand Painted Scene Pastoral, Sheep, Farm" is in sale since Friday, June 7, 2019. This item is in the category "Antiques\Decorative Arts\Ceramics & Porcelain\Plates & Chargers".
The seller is "micflsun" and is located in Canutillo, Texas. This item can be shipped worldwide.