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Les Tres Riches Heures de Jean, Duc de Berry - Avril

£22.00

Product description

A premier edition porcelain plate from the Les Tres Riches Heures de Jean, Duc de Berry collection produced by Henri D'Arceau & Fils in Lemoges, France, and painted by the renowned painter and miniaturist Jean Dutheil. Featuring medieval calendar scenes of France, taken from the Book of Hours manuscript, this particular plate is for the month of Avril (April). On this clear April day in early fifteenth-century France, on a grassy hill outside the Duc de Berry's chateau at Dourdan - some fifty kilometers south-east of Paris - becomes the setting for the gala ceremony betrothing the Duke's favourite granddaughter Bonne d'Armagnac, to the French nobleman, Chareles d'Orleans. The excellent condition of this plate allows the vivid colours of the costumes worn, and the individual characters to come across, along with the striking woodland background.

This 9.5inch plate comes with certificate of authenticity, repeated of the reverse of the item along with Bradex number, wrapped in original velvet pouch and box, along with a brochure explaining the history and processes involved.

Item details

Boxed:
Boxed
Condition:
Used: very good
Country of origin:
France
Type:
Limoges

Standard UK Delivery £3.95 per order

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About this item

A premier edition porcelain plate from the Les Tres Riches Heures de Jean, Duc de Berry collection produced by Henri D'Arceau & Fils in Lemoges, France, and painted by the renowned painter and miniaturist Jean Dutheil. Featuring medieval calendar scenes of France, taken from the Book of Hours manuscript, this particular plate is for the month of Avril (April). On this clear April day in early fifteenth-century France, on a grassy hill outside the Duc de Berry's chateau at Dourdan - some fifty kilometers south-east of Paris - becomes the setting for the gala ceremony betrothing the Duke's favourite granddaughter Bonne d'Armagnac, to the French nobleman, Chareles d'Orleans. The excellent condition of this plate allows the vivid colours of the costumes worn, and the individual characters to come across, along with the striking woodland background.

This 9.5inch plate comes with certificate of authenticity, repeated of the reverse of the item along with Bradex number, wrapped in original velvet pouch and box, along with a brochure explaining the history and processes involved.

Boxed:
Boxed
Condition:
Used: very good
Country of origin:
France
Type:
Limoges

Delivery & returns

This item will be dispatched to UK addresses via second class post within 2 working days of receipt of your order. Standard UK delivery is £3.95 per order, so you're only charged once no matter how many items you have in your basket. Any additional courier charges will be applied at checkout as they vary depending on delivery address.

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Outside Europe: £15.00

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