Pair of Royal Vienna porcelain chargers in ormolu frames

By Royal Vienna Porcelain Manufactory (Austrian, founded 1718)

£12,000

This superb pair of Vienna porcelain chargers depict scenes of historical interest: one portrays Columbus in the New York, the other the coronation of Stephen I of Hungary.

 

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Description

The Vienna porcelain plaques in this pair are circular in form. Each plaque is contained within a fine ormolu frame and depicts a scene of historical interest. One plaque depicts Columbus landing at the port of Jalos in 1492-93, while the other portrays the coronation of Stephen the 1st of Hungary in 1000 CE. The paintings are executed in a fine, Renaissance style, with bold colours and precise brushstrokes employed by the artist.

The reverse of each plaque is inscribed with the subject in German, and the reverse of each is marked with the mark for Royal Vienna. The paintings are signed 'A. Hubert'.

Frame: Diameter 46cm, depth 3cm
Plaque: Diameter 41cm, depth 3cm

Details

Artist / Maker
By Royal Vienna Porcelain Manufactory (Austrian, founded 1718)
Country of Origin
Austrian
Date of Manufacture
Late 19th Century
Period
Late 19th Century
Style
Figurative Art
Material
Ormolu (Gilt Bronze), Porcelain
Colour
Gold, Multi-coloured

Dimensions

Depth
3 cm / 1.2 inches
Diameter
46 cm / 18.1 inches

Reference:
16819

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