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Antique Red and Gold Tole Peinte Large Tole Tray decorated with gilt hand painted leaf garland detailing around the oval center. The tray is enamelled in deep rich Oxblood Red, with gilt embellishments. The center has a beautifully painted floral bouquet, featuring a stunning Pink Red Rose in full bloom, large cream florals and other 1800's French garden favorites in blue and golden yellow. Exciting find, collectible French trays like this of this size in this condition are rare to find, especially in the beloved RED!
This is such a charming accent piece, it is in good age~appropriate condition with minor wear to the gilt as expected in pieces of this age. There is a bend to a portion of the rim, a charming testament to its age, please see closeup photos. Perfect for display on your mantel, on your sideboard, with your collection of toleware in your library, or anywhere you are looking for a decorative piece of history to make you smile each and every time you see it.
Beautiful patina, minor inpainting by original owner, and some wear as is to be expected of a piece from the 1800's, very early 1900's. Most of the wear is on the back, including some spots where tape was applied to keep it from damaging the wallpaper. Measures 20~1/2" x16~1/2" x 1~1/2"h.