A French Serving Tray
Reference No: 403
A large and elegant 19th century French black Japanned and gilt tole-work oval tray, finely decorated with a gilded landscape featuring a bridge and buildings with figures wearing traditional costumes, with willow trees, a sailing boat and a forested mountain, against a black background. The raised edges decorated with gilt Chinese characters with two openings made as carrying handles. Area of Paris, circa 1880.
Condition report: In good and original condition, showing wear as expected for its age.
Dimensions: 76 x 57 cm.