Incredibly Rare Detailed White Porcelain & Gilt Capodimonte Figurine Circa 1790
INCREDIBLY RARE DETAILED WHITE PORCELAIN & GILT CAPODIMONTE FIGURINE CIRCA 1790. Dancing woman with gold necklace. Measures approximately 7 3/8 high by 4 wide by 2 ¾ in diameter at the base. Excellent original condition with one very small exception. A small piece of the ribbon on her dress is missing see last photo. This is extremely difficult to detect. Signed on the underside with the crown-over-the-N blue Capodimonte mark used at the second royal factory. His listing complements item numbers 141640409214 & 141640411419. This mark was stamped in blue on a variety of pieces including decorative objects and tableware made in the second Capodimonte factory to be established in Naples by King Charles VIIs son, Ferdinand. This is the mark most often associated with Capodimonte by dealers and collectors. It was used from 1771 until the factory closed in the early 1800s (some sources indicate a closing date of 1817, others purport 1834). Pieces marked in this way occasionally make their way into the secondary antiques market, usually at high end antique shows, and are highly prized by collectors when found in excellent condition. The item "INCREDIBLY RARE DETAILED WHITE PORCELAIN & GILT CAPODIMONTE FIGURINE CIRCA 1790" is in sale since Friday, April 17, 2015. This item is in the category "Antiques\Decorative Arts\Ceramics & Porcelain\Figurines". The seller is "davidgrant777" and is located in Portland, Oregon.