Richard Klemm Dresden Portrait of the Duchess of Devonshire Plate
Presented is this exquisite, German plate featuring as the centerpiece, the portrait of the Duchess of Devonshire. A cobalt and raised gilded 3 inch intricate border elegantly frames this beautiful, hand painted, work-of-art. The plate measures 10 inches in diameter and reversed is a Richard Klemm Dresden, Germany hallmark used between 1891 and 1914. The Duchess of Devonshire's name is also handwritten on the back.
This spectacular antique, porcelain plate is in excellent condition with no chips, cracks or paint flakes. For accuracy, there are two minuscule scratches on the backdrop to the left of the Duchess.
Georgiana Cavendish, Duchess of Devonshire (1757-1806) was an English socialite, style icon, author, and activist. Many books have been written, portraits painted and even a movie starring Keira Knightley have been made about this extraordinary woman's life. More information about the Duchess of Devonshire can be found on the Internet.
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