Copeland porcelain antique rectangular plaque by Besche

By Besche (French, 1851-1899) | Copeland (British, c. 1833-1966)

£12,000

This exquisite antique plaque was painted by famous French porcelain artist Besche, who was preeminent as a painter of figurative subject matter.

 

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Description

Depicting The Castle Scene from the Merchant of Venice by William Shakespeare, as inscribed to reverse and with impressed mark 'COPELAND' to reverse and signed to the front lower right 'L. BESCHE.'

Housed in a giltwood frame

Plaque height 33 cm, width 51 cm; frame height 46.5 cm, width 65 cm

Details

Artist / Maker
By Besche (French, 1851-1899) , Copeland (British, c. 1833-1966)
Country of Origin
English
Date of Manufacture
Late 19th Century
Period
Late 19th Century
Style
Figurative Art, Shakespeare, Theatre & Literature, Urban Views / Townscapes
Material
Porcelain
Colour
Gold, Multi-coloured

Dimensions

Height
46.5 cm / 18.1 inches
Width
65 cm / 25.6 inches

Reference:
009969

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