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1875 Chromolithograph Porcelain Pattern China Design Plate Buffon 18th LOR1
1875 Chromolithograph Porcelain Pattern China Design Plate Buffon 18th LOR1

1875 Chromolithograph Porcelain Pattern China Design Plate Buffon 18th LOR1

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This is a rare original 1875 color chromolithograph that depict a variety of beautifully decorated porcelain plates that date back to the 18th century.

A unique feature of this illustration, which may be difficult to see in the digital image, is the use of gold ink that not only shimmers when it catches the light but also accentuates some of the finer details which might otherwise be missed.

Key Elements

1. Part of a set dedicated to Buffon's birds - 5. Center design contains the Dubarry monogram - 2,3,4,6,7,8,9. Diverse patterns - 10,11. Interior platter designs - 12,13. Plate backs - 14,15,16. Openwork borders of platters.

CONDITION

This 136+ year old Item is rated Near Mint / Very Fine. Light aging throughout. Light wrinkling. No natural defects. No surface rub. No tears. No water damage.

  • Product Type: Original Chromolithograph; Color
  • Grade: Near Mint / Very Fine
  • Dimensions: Approximately 9 x 13 inches; 23 x 33 cm
  • Authentication: Serial-Numbered Certificate of Authenticity w/ Full Provenance
  • Protection: Packaged in a custom archival sleeve with an acid-free black board (great for display, gift-giving, and preservation)

Period Paper is pleased to offer a rare collection of chromolithographs in fantastic condition. These colorful, interesting pieces provide valuable glimpses into many of designs, motifs, and decorative styles from historical eras such as that of the ancient Egyptians, Byzantines, Greco-Romans and of course the Middle Ages and High Renaissance. The Medieval designs also feature a wide variety of manuscript illuminations that are absolutely stunning. Virtually unseen online, these items would be magnificent framed.

Keywords specific to this image: historical, butterfly, flower, floral, motif, acroterion, cherub

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