Pair of antique porcelain plates depicting Arab horsemen

£5,500

These antique painted porcelain plates make an impressive pair, reflecting the 19th century European fascination with Orientalist inspired art.

 

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Description

These wonderful plates are made from painted porcelain and each marked to the reverse with the monogrammed factory mark for 'Montereau B & Cie.', an important ceramic-producing region of France. They are each numbered '36' and each bears a further mark with the letter 'A'. One of the plates shows an Arab horseman with a servant holding his dogs, while the other plate is painted with two horsemen.

Details

Country of Origin
French
Date of Manufacture
19th Century
Period
19th Century
Style
Equestrian / Horses, Hunting, Orientalist
Material
Porcelain
Colour
Multi-coloured

Dimensions

Diameter
35.5 cm / 13.8 inches

Reference:
012315

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