This lovely Pickard china plate bears the Pickard mark #11 used between 1925 and 1930. It measures 11" from handle to handle. The creamy ivory background of the plate is bordered on the outer edge by a band of gold. The border is made up of two different designs. On the outer edge is a geometric design with the inner band looking more like a series of crowns sitting side by side. The handles of the plate are heavily gilded as well.
The design in the center of the plate has a bit of an oriental flair. It includes a very colorful bird with long plumage sitting on a branch. The branch is decorated with small redish-orange flowers. The largest bloom appears to be a chrysanthemum surrounded by delicate green leaves. In addition to the bird and flowers are four butterflies of different types.
The plate is in overall very good condition. There is some gold loss on the border and handles. The spots of loss are very small.