Description: This beautifully detailed miniature portrait of Ayesta was painted on a German porcelain plaque. The portrait is signed on the back "Ayesta Asti", with a paper sticker "Made in Germany". The plaque was manufactured by the CMH factory. The subject has long flowing hair with a yellow scarf on her head and a purple dress. The portrait is mounted in a lovely brass frame that has a twisted rope boarder and a tied bow at the top. The back has an easel stand and a ring at the top, so it can be set on a table or hung. This is painted after the artist Angelo Asti (1847 - 1903). This portrait is simply beautiful!
Period: Victorian (1837 - 1903), this portrait is circa 1900.
Hallmarks: Written on back, Ayesta Asti, a paper sticker Made in Germany, and the porcelain mark CM HR in a shied with a crown above.
Information/History: CM HR, the mark for the porcelain factory of Carolus Magnus Hutschenreuther.
Measurements/Size: 3 5/8" high x 2 1/3" wide including frame.
Condition: Excellent, no damage to portrait or frame.
Antique Continental Miniature Portrait of Ayesta