A lovely late 19th century Paris Porcelain lobed cabinet plate decorated in the Sevres style with spurious mark and imported by the famous Ovington Brothers of New York. The plate is decorated with a wide lime green band infused with floral cartouches. The center of the plate is painted in a bucolic scene depicting two young lovers reminiscent of the Rococo art of Antoine Watteau. It is further enhanced with raised gilt impasto work and signed illegibly by the artist.
The Ovington Brothers, Theodore and Edward founded their impressive importing business in 1845. They searched the world over for decorative objects of the highest quality from the most prestigious European Ateliers. In the latter part of the 19th century their retail establishment in Brooklyn, New York was unrivaled for its elegance and merchandise. All six floors were stocked to the brim with the finest of objects from china, to crystal, to art and other delectable pieces that found their way into the collections of the rich and famous.
The plate is in excellent condition with minor gilt wear mostly to the inner band of the green border.
Size: 8 ¾” Diameter
Late 19th C. Paris Porcelain Hand Painted Cabinet Plate, Ovington Brothers