Paris porcelain armorial plate, Balbiano Family of Italy, by Boyer, C. 1850

$560.00 AUD

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’,
Circa 1850.

24cm wide

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:

https://www.mymoderndarcy.com/single-post/2018/09/26/splendor-by-lake-como-villa-balbiano-italian-opulence-on-lake-como-by-ruben-modiglian

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