Featured Pair Portraits Plates

Discussion in 'Pottery, Glass, and Porcelain' started by kardinalisimo, Oct 17, 2017.

  1. kardinalisimo

    kardinalisimo Well-Known Member

    The images are so fine I can't tell painted or transfer?

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  2. Bookahtoo

    Bookahtoo Moderator Moderator

    They look painted to me.
     
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  3. dgbjwc

    dgbjwc Well-Known Member

    I agree - and nicely painted at that. I'm surprised they aren't signed.
    Don
     
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  4. Bdigger

    Bdigger Well-Known Member

    The man reminds me of John Wilkes booth
     
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  5. evelyb30

    evelyb30 Well-Known Member

    Could these be like those photo painting things, and instead of using paper they somehow printed a photo onto the plate and then painted over it?
     
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  6. msgood2shoe

    msgood2shoe Well-Known Member

    I wonder if they are hand painted over a transfer. Color photography didn't exist back then, but the transfer could have been made from a B&W photo and then colored over. I see dots at the edges, but when I blow up the pics it does look handpainted.
     
  7. kardinalisimo

    kardinalisimo Well-Known Member

    What do you think they are, Russians, Austrians...?
     
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  8. kardinalisimo

    kardinalisimo Well-Known Member

    20BE95D6-2BEC-4330-853D-D21D3ED7A1CF.jpeg 42137134-7923-44FF-A167-1EA6C8CAE47D.jpeg A842BB36-7DB8-4DC0-AAC3-DE67EE33BF6C.jpeg 1E50B0C6-FAA0-4B84-B567-F6EF4220830A.jpeg Just bumping.
     
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  9. evelyb30

    evelyb30 Well-Known Member

    I'm betting it was some sort of photo process with hand augmentation.
     
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  10. dgbjwc

    dgbjwc Well-Known Member

    That would explain some of the impressions I've had since these plates were posted. They look like commissioned portraits.
    Don
     
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  11. Lva483

    Lva483 Active Member

    My gosh these are really spectacular whatever and whomever they may be.
     
  12. shallow_ocean_spectre

    shallow_ocean_spectre fine.books' bumping squirrel

    Really nice work, whatever the process. He looks vaguely like Poe.

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