Antique Limoges France Painted Set 12 Fish Emile Deyrolle Platter Plates Dishes. Today we are delighted to offer for sale a fabulous antique Limoges 12-piece fish figural serving dish set! This classic and elegant set is beautifully crafted and detailed. The beautiful and rare 12-piece service was expertly crafted and hand-painted by talented artists from Limoges, France (the French capital of fine and luxurious porcelain).
The set, dating to the early 1900's, features a large elongated oval fish serving platter with eleven matching round plates. Each piece features lavish gilded painted eyelash trim, with scattered gilded flowers around the rim, which beautifully frame the central artist-painted scenes.
The platter and the plates all have unique and beautiful painted fish and algae scenes. These colorful and highly-detailed paintings were no doubt based the works of Émile Deyrolle, who was a French naturalist and natural history dealer in Paris. Deyrolle specialized in natural history publications and specimens taxidermy, minerals, rocks, fossils, botanical specimens, shells, taxidermy, microscopic specimens and microscopes. His sea life posters are highly sought-after by collectors.
The pieces are marked on the back "Hand Painted Made in France". Set presents well and is in very good vintage condition, with minor wear and patina commensurate with age.
There is minimal surface scuffing and loss to gilding from light use. One plate has a chip on the underside of rim. This fabulous set will be a hit on any luncheon or dinner table and will add elegance and style to any seaside or riparian entertainment. 7-5/8" in diameter x 3/4" in height; platter 24" in length x 8-1/2" in depth x 1-7/8 in height.
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