Paris porcelain plate, Armorial by Boyer, CONSTANTIA ET VIGILANTIA, c. 1850
Paris porcelain plate, the rim superbly painted with an Armorial combining two family arms, above motto ‘CONSTANTIA ET VIGILANTIA’ (steadfast & watchfull), the rim with a pink ground meander suspending finely detailed flower sprigs.
Script mark in green
‘Boyer / rue De la Paix’.
excellent condition, small footrim chip
Boyer was decorating Paris Porcelain at his address in Reu de la Paix in the 1840’s-50’s. He partnered, then succeeded the Feuillet workshop, and is known for supremely fine and beautiful painting, including armorials. Many of these are English commissions.