A stunning example of French majolica, it was made by the Sarreguemines factory, one of the finest makers of nineteenth century French faience. The stamp on the back dates this piece at circa 1900 and it comes from Beziers, France.
The rich and vibrant colors are unsurpassable in this platter. large grape leaves raise up slightly from the base and have been glazed in hues of deep and light emerald green. Brown stems and pale burgundy grape clusters complete the pattern. The handles are in the form of grape vine branches. The edges of the platter are in a square scallop. The main background is a butter yellow blending into a pale green at the edges.
The platter is in excellent condition, with no visible chips or cracks. It measures: 12" x 9 3/8", it stands 1" tall from the tabletop.
This pattern in a platter form is rare to find in today's market.
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