01-14-2012 01-14-2012
Skinner Auctions
Skinner Auctions Boston MA
2579B Boston
January 14, 2012 10:00 AMCalender
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Pair of French Hand-painted Faience Wall Plaques

$563$475
Auction: European Furniture & Decorative Arts - 2579B Location: Boston Date / Time: January 14, 2012 10:00AM

Description:

Pair of French Hand-painted Faience Wall Plaques, 19th century, each with rococo cresting, cartouche filled with a heraldic device, and painted with a scene after William Hogarth (English, 1697-1764), An Election - Canvassing for Votes and Marriage-a-la-Mode - The Breakfast Scene, unsigned, each marked Lille 1767 on the reverse, ht. 15 1/8, wd. 12 3/8 in.
Estimate $500-700

Chip to one corner of "Marriage-a-la-mode," not visible from front. Same plaque with several scratches to enamel painting.

Keywords

heraldic device, William Hogarth, Lille