Three plates decorated with illustrations of Gainsborough portraits
of aristocratic women. Hand-painted bands of pale green and gold and transfer center graphics with hand-applied white enamel highlights. Illustrator's signature on the front and maker's mark to underside. Hanging hardware included. ...
Hand-painted French armorial portrait plate in a spectacular
color palette. Beautiful central image of a woman in profile. Sculpture-like figures hand off torches to mythical creatures, half-man and half-beast, dance with birds in wide graceful scrolling borders. Beautiful stylized floral ...
Striking Deruta Italian hand-painted portrait platter featuring a
helmeted Renaissance man with long flowing blonde hair. Beautiful peacock feather decorations. Classic turquoise, blue and yellow palette. Wired for hanging. Signed "M. Sambuco Deruta" and initialed by the artist.