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Mavaleix Coronet Limoges France Antique White Poppies Plate Signed RouxMavaleix Coronet Limoges France Antique White Poppies Plate Signed RouxMavaleix Coronet Limoges France Antique White Poppies Plate Signed RouxMavaleix Coronet Limoges France Antique White Poppies Plate Signed RouxMavaleix Coronet Limoges France Antique White Poppies Plate Signed RouxMavaleix Coronet Limoges France Antique White Poppies Plate Signed RouxMavaleix Coronet Limoges France Antique White Poppies Plate Signed Roux

This stunning antique Limoges flowered plate, made by Mavaleix and decorated with White Poppies by Coronet is signed by the artist, Roux. Snow-white poppies with paper-thin petals so lifelike you can almost feel their tissue-like delicateness are painted on the plate in the Naturalistic style of the era. The bell-shaped flowers show a fiery burst of red-orange stamens and bend on delicate green stalks to cover the lower 2/3 of the plate. On a dark, shading to light, green ground, a trio of tight red buds arch among the blooms. The 1/4 to 1/2-inch embossed, scrolling and scalloped rococo edge is layered with gold. Truly a work of art on porcelain, the plate is signed by the artist, “Roux” on the lower right.

This beautiful plate measures 8-3/4 inches in diameter with a depth of almost an inch.

Made in Limoges, France circa 1908 to 1920, the open crown Coronet mark used by George Borgfeldt is over the glaze in a light green. This mark has the word Limoges arched above the crown and "Coronet, France" below. It also bears the underglaze ”France M de M Limoges" mark used by Mavaleix prior to 1920. This mark is slightly blurred but still readable.

As you might expect on a hundred-year-old piece, there is some wear to the heavily gilded rim, as well as a few minor surface scratches that do not mar the design. There are no chips, cracks, or crazing to this exquisite plate.

Item ID: 011822RL


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Mavaleix Coronet Limoges France Antique White Poppies Plate Signed Roux

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