The sight size of the pieces are 6 1/8" by 7 1/8" and they have a framed size of 11" by 12". There is information about the two sitters on the backs of the frames but the backs were removed in order to photograph the marks on the porcelain. They will be sent along with the pieces.
I've been searching for a week and have found no other examples of portrait plaques made by Jean Gille. Couple this rarity with the quality of the paintings and you've got something very special. The item "PAIR OF JEAN GILLE HAND PAINTED FRENCH PORTRAIT PLAQUES SIGNED & DATED 1845" is in sale since Monday, February 22, 2021.
This item is in the category "Art\Paintings". The seller is "rabbitfootantiques" and is located in Claremont, New Hampshire. This item can be shipped to United States.