Pair of Old Paris Cabinet Plates, c. 1820
Fine pair of Old Paris porcelain cabinet plates, each painted with an equestrian hunt scene within a wide gold band; the cobalt border well gilded with neoclassical motifs of anthemions and flowers. Signed in black, Schoelcher.
France c. c. 1820
Marc Schoelcher (1766-1832) was born in Alsace and came to Paris in 1789 where he was in the porcelain manufacturing and retail business from 1798-1832. His factory, one of the largest in Paris and widely acclaimed for the quality of its wares, won a silver medal at the Louvre Exhibition of 1819.
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