Hand Painted French Platter Depicting a Mythological Scene, 1900s
This large French platter has a central hand painted mythological scene. There is an irregular border around the scene, inset with raised hand painted sections that are set against a pale ground depicting more mythological motifs. The outer border has an irregular raffle leaf motif, typical of the Rococo style. Small pierced holes are interspersed throughout the border. These hand painted platters were used for display purposes on the wall or in a display cabinet.
Condition: Minor glaze variations throughout; small chips on border; surface grime to portions of glaze.
31 1/4 x 19 1/4, H=2 5/8