An exceptional and unusual antique vieux bruxelles hand painted porcelain planter with plate in a leather presentation box having a gilded crown and nice latches. The planter and saucer / plate are hand painted in stunning blue and gold colors. The planter is finely hand painted depicting a city square and bears the inscription “Cathedrale et beffroi a Tournay” underneath, which translates to Cathedral and Bell Tower at Tournai, which is a city in Belgium. The scene also has a stunning water fountain and shows a man hauling water from it along with other figures in the foreground. The scene is signed, J.J. Valentinelli. Both the planter and plate are signed on the bottom Ets. (Etablissement) Demeuldre S.P.R.L., Manufacture de Bruxelles, Peint a la main.
Come take a look at this wonderful piece in person at our historic showroom located at 137 Stockton St., Hightstown, NJ 08520!
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Dimensions: 5.50 inches tall Planter and Plate together. Planter alone measures 5 1/4 inches high with a diameter of 6 1/8 inches at the top. Plate alone measures 1 inch high with a diameter of 6 3/4. The case measures 7 3/4 inches high, 9 1/8 inches wide / long and 11 inches deep.
Condition: Wear consistent with age and use. Regular wear / rubbing to gilding as expected with age. Both plate and planter have firing imperfections to underside. See pictures as they are a part of the condition report!
Shipping: Complimentary shipping via FedEx Ground in the Continental USA! All items shipped via FedEx Ground will require customer signature.