This item is a porcelain plate back marked, "H & Co" over an "L" done in green and artist signed, "Clara Slack, 1888". The plate is 8 1/2" in diameter by 7/8" deep at the unworn gold trimmed rim. The central decoration consists of several open purple violet blossoms surrounded by variegated green leaves. The violets are very lifelike and executed in a wonderful fashion, with no wear or damage of any type on the piece. Please feel free to contact us with any questions or to make an offer.