Antique French faience plate that commemorates the French Revolution. Vive, abbreviated 'W' la nation is translated to "Long live the nation". Hand-painted with a cherub and the implements of the French Revolutionary Era, the crook of the clergy, sword of the gentry, and spade of the peasant along with a geometric and floral surround. The plump cherub and the wheat symbolize the end of famine. It's a fine collectible plate and a rare beauty!
Dimensions: 9.75" Diameter x 1" Height
Condition: very good, antique with light wear
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