Set of 12 Capodimonte German Porcelain Heraldic Dinner PlatesSet of 12 Capodimonte German Porcelain Heraldic Dinner PlatesSet of 12 Capodimonte German Porcelain Heraldic Dinner PlatesSet of 12 Capodimonte German Porcelain Heraldic Dinner PlatesSet of 12 Capodimonte German Porcelain Heraldic Dinner PlatesSet of 12 Capodimonte German Porcelain Heraldic Dinner PlatesSet of 12 Capodimonte German Porcelain Heraldic Dinner PlatesSet of 12 Capodimonte German Porcelain Heraldic Dinner Plates

Offered for sale is a matched set of 12 early 20th century Capodimonte style heraldic bas-relief porcelain cabinet plates made in Germany by Ernst Bohne Sons. They feature a detailed scalloped border with a procession of classical figures surrounding a center framed in heavy gilding. Each plate is hand painted with a different Heraldic crest.

Ernst Bohne Sons of Rudolstadt, Germany (1854-1920) produced decorative hard paste porcelain of artistic merit and high quality. Because the Italian Capodimonte was so popular, they reproduced many excellent examples in a hard-paste porcelain of the bas-relief style, which they had copied from the Royal Naples factory. They often marked these wares with a pseudo mark from the original Royal Naples factory, thus many of their pieces are often mistaken for Capodimonte, Ginori, or Royal Naples. The German hard paste examples are of a better quality workmanship and show finer detail than their Italian counterparts.

The plates are all in excellent condition with rich hand painted enamels and scrolled gilt-work. A matched set of 12, which are impossible to find, would make a magnificent and colorful display for any collector's cabinet display.

Size: 9 1/4" Diameter.

Item ID: PS04-30-09-07

Set of 12 Capodimonte German Porcelain Heraldic Dinner Plates

$2,100 USD

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