Lot 81: A Louis-Philippe porcelain plaque within an ebonised frame
19TH CENTURY FURNITURE AND SCULPTURE
October 1, 2002
London, United Kingdom
Description: Signed by Marie-Pauline Laurent, Dated 1834 Depicting a mother and her young child having his palm read by an old peasant lady, a countryside to the background, within a moulded ebonised frame and giltwood inner frame The plaque: 223/4 in. (57.5 cm.) high; 171/4 in. (44 cm.) wide Overall: 333/4 in. (86 cm.) high; 281/4 in. (72 cm.) wide NOTES Marie-Pauline Laurent n‚e Julien was born in Paris in 1805 and died in the same city in 1860. She worked at the Manufacture de SŠvres from 1836 and exhibited at major Salons from 1831 till 1853. She was awarded a medal in 1835, 1838 and 1848. SALESROOM NOTICE Please note that this plaque is after a painting by Jean-Victor Schnetz (1786-1870).