This item is a hand painted pierced handle plate bottom marked with "T & V" in a rectangle with "Limoges, France" below it dating the plate 1892- 1917 according to "Kovel's New Dictionary of Marks, Pottery & Porcelain 1850 to the Present" on page 148 panel "O". The plate is 1 1/2" deep at the handles and 1 1/4" at the rim. he diameter across the handles is 11" and the body diameter is 10 1/4". The piece is decorated with pink and purple flower blossoms with green veined leaves and stems, and the underside is bright white. The gold trim on the rim and handles shows no wear and the plate has no chips, cracks, flakes, or repairs. Please feel free to contact us with any questions or to make an offer.