Outstanding antique Lewis Straus and Sons Limoges large game bird platter features a duck in low flight over a marsh. The marsh is full of waterlilies in bud and in full bloom together with delicate grasses. The duck and wings are subtly painted in pale blue, green, purple, brown and gold. The backdrop of the platter is sky blue.
Raised detail on the edge, amply enhanced with gold. 18" long, 12" across.
The five service plates are 9 1/4" across; each mirror the sky blue background; raised detail on the edge, waterlilies, grasses as well richly enhanced with gold. Three of the plates feature hand painted, long billed marsh birds, one features a duck similar to the platter and the fifth has another bird.
All pieces are in excellent condition.
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