Antique 19th century French Sevres hand-painted porcelain portrait plate. The plate features a center portrait of Mme Pa Male Marmont, a beautiful woman in an Empire-style dress. The green ground plate has striking gilt highlights. One circular pattern of gold acanthus leaves surrounds the round portrait in the center. with gilt border of bees and plamettes. On the back are inscriptions, one referencing the factory, "M. Imple de Sevres" and the other identifying the sitter, “Mme Pa Male Marmont” which seems to identify Madame Marmont as wife of Auguste de Marmont, Marshal of France, who was Napoleon's army general.
CIRCA : 19TH CENTURY - CONDITION : VERY GOOD ,NO CHIPS OR CRACKS,NO LOSSES TO THE PAINT OR GOLD ,MINUTE STAINING TO THE GOLD - MATERIAL PORCELAIN - ORIGIN SEVRES FRANCE - STYLE TRADITIONAL, SIZE : 9 1/4" DIA X 1" H.