Antique German KPM Berlin Porcelain Portrait Plaque "Ruth" by Landelle 1895

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SKU BB-9457
A good late 19th century antique German handpainted KPM/Berlin porcelain plaque, depicting "Ruth" after the painting by Charles Zachaerie Landelle (1821-1908)
This rectangular shaped porcelain plaque depicts the Old Testament Biblical figure of Ruth in a cornfield. She is dressed plainly in a grey shift, white headscarf & carrying a wheatsheaf under her left arm. She holds a direct gaze with the viewer, and stands in front of a subdued sunrise or sunset in the background.
The original painting, by Charles Landelle was painted in 1886 and is held in the Shipley Art Gallery in Gateshead, United Kingdom. Landelle was a French painter, best known for his Orientalist works.
The plaque has been finely painted and is housed in the original polychrome and giltwood frame, there are a couple on old labels to the verso. The plaque has not been inspected out of the frame, but is in very good condition, no damage or restoration is noted.


18.5 inches high × 13.5 inches wide × 2 inches deep


high × wide x deep

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