19th Century Portrait Miniature Porcelain Plaque of Michelangelo


A fine porcelain portrait plaque of the renaissance master Michelangelo Buonarotti (1475-1564), likely dating from the 2nd half of the 19th century.

The image is based on a portrait of Michelangelo’s painted in 1545, now in the collection of the Metropolitan Museum in New York.

The condition of the plaque is very good, with no wear at all. It has been framed in a later ebonised portrait miniature frame.

Size of Frame: 14 x 12.5cm
Size of Plaque: 8.3 x 6.7cm
Weight: 171g