This item is a hard to find early METTLACH Leaf Dish. Mettlach is very collectible and desirable in today's world. The dish is in very good condition with only some gold-gilt loss on the edges. The raised pottery mark on the bottom with the FORM # 377 dates the piece to 1852-73. Can be found in Gary Kirsner's resource book "The Mettlach Book" page 303. The dish measures 5 7/8"L X 5 1/4"W X 5/8"SD.