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French Hunting Plate, Great Hunts Series, Lion

£ 25

Category
Subcategory
Reference
27653
Diameter
18 cm (7")
Tea Plate Depicting Hunting Scene, Lion.
'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. 1. There is a subtitle at the bottom of the plate 'Afrique - Chasse au Lion', (Africa - Lion Hunt). The central scene of a hunter behind some rocks with his gun. A goat has been tethered to a stake as bait and a lion is approaching. 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
Two chips on the back of the plate.
Year
Circa 1900
Period
1900-1949
Medium
Porcelain
Country
France