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French Hunting Plate, Great Hunts Series, Bear

£ 35

Category
Subcategory
Reference
27655
Diameter
18 cm (7")
Tea Plate Depicting Hunting Scene, Bear.
'Porcelaine Opaque De Gien' plate, 7' diameter, titled and with a hunting scene to the center. The plate is part of the series 'Les Grandes Chasses' translated 'Great Hunts', No. 2. There is a subtitle at the bottom of the plate 'Siberie - Chasse a L'Ours', (Siberia - Bear Hunting). The central scene of a hunter oh horseback shooting at an elephant. On the rear of the plate 'Porcelaine Opaque De Gien' around a shield surmounted by a crown. The edge of the plate is styled to look like basket weave.

There are five other plates available from the same series, all six are shown in the last image.
Diameter
18 cm (7")
Condition
Excellent, no chips or cracks.
Year
Circa 1900
Period
1900-1949
Medium
Porcelain
Country
France