This item is a beautiful HAND PAINTED SIGNED LIMOGES "ELITE" PLATE. It is in excellent condition with heavy hand painted decoration consisting of poppies with very heavy gilding at the center and around the edges. The plate is signed as seen just below the poppy in the third photo. It appears to be J.Luca. There are two back stamps. One reads Elite L France and the second Elite Works, Limoges France, hand painted. The plate measures 8 1/4" in diameter.