Outstanding France Pre-1900 Hand Painted "Royal Courting Romantic Couple" 12-1/2" Scenic Charger, by the French Artist, "C. Rochette"
Exceptionally decorated is this exquisite and outstanding unmarked France hand painted Scenic Charger, which measures a large 12-1/2" wide, displaying a wonderful "Royal Courting Romantic Couple" scene in a Palace Rose Garden with a stone Cherub, covering his mouth with his hand & looking over their shoulders. Two Royal gentlemen appear to be spying on the Romantic Couple from behind some trees. The gorgeous French Scenic Charger has been outlined in heavy fire gold and deep cobalt blue. A heavy and intricate raised gold floral chain encircles the outer rim adding greatly to its beauty. The wonderful & exceptional artwork, superb use of colors, and outstanding presentation are all examples of a Master Decorator.
The beautiful France "Royal Courting Romantic Couple" Scenic Charger is in excellent condition & totally free of chips, cracks, or other damage with the gold being closer to pristine than excellent.
The exquisite Scenic Charger has a backside mark that has been covered in gold......but is definitely 100% French and signed by the listed French Artist, "C. Rochette". The Artist, C. Rochette was an important & listed French artist, having painted for the Sevres Factory and specializing in paintings on porcelain. His works are of the highest quality, very rare and often sell in the thousands of dollars.
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