This German Volkstedt jasperware plaque is marked 'Germany'. It also has a blue makers mark (volkstedt) but is hard to read.
This is a relief-moulded large plaque (tinted biscuit plaque) . The plaque features nude nymphs swimming in a wave of waters and also shows a picture of a large deer and a swan. Volkstedt tinted plaques are not often seen as mostly they are found in blue or green decorated. The price realized at Christies was over a $1,000 per plaque for a set of tinted plaques of the 4 seasons and is mention to document that Volkstedt did make tinted plaques. This is a known Volkstedt pattern subject plaque, however, the mark is not clear as when it was stamped it came out blurry. This was made in the 1890's.
The size of this plaque is 10 l/2 inches by 8 1/4 inches. It is in perfect condition. No chips, cracks or repairs.
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