This charming 8 1/2" plate is described on reverse as "Crafted from the original work on silk, presenting the natural beauty of familiar birds and their young; This edition is strictly limited to a maximum of 150 firing days." A quote by Lena Liu is included, "Imitation is the truest poem of flattery - here a young purple finch tries to copy the handsome display of a beautiful adult." Issued on W. S. George Fine China as Plate No. 12914A and is Bradex No. 84-G20-26.7.
This plate is in excellent condition with no chips, nicks, cracks, hairlines or crazing. There is minimal wear to gold trim.
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