Paris porcelain armorial plate, Balbiano Family of Italy, by Boyer, C. 1850
Paris Porcelain plate, decorated by Boyer of Paris with a large armorial incorporating a Continental family crest of a with a Baron’s coronet, a kinght’s helmet, and a Moor with a large club holding a banner reading ‘PREVIDE FUTURA’ (looking to the Future).
Crest for the Balbiano Family, Italy,
Script mark: ‘Boyer Succsr to Feuillet’,
several glaze crazes to front, not penetrating or visible on the back , some minor wear to gold
For an insight into the lavish Lake Como villa this service may have been used in, see here: