Exceptional Antique French Napoleon III Red Hand Painted Tole Peinte Roses Tray, decorated with gilt hand painted grapes and leaf garland detailing around the perimeter. The center has a beautifully painted floral bouquet, featuring exquisite detail in the roses and other flowers, of a marked proficiency with quality. Exciting find, collectible early French trays of this size are extremely rare to find. And did I mention it's r e d?? This tray is museum quality.
This is such a charming accent piece, it is in age-appropriate condition, with stunning patina, wear with missing paint. Please see closeup photos. Perfect for display on your mantel, on your sideboard, with your collection of toleware in your library. Beautiful patina, and wear as is to be expected of a piece from the early to mid 1800's.