This item is a Christmas plate made by Gorham in 1974 and is based on a design by Dominic Mingolla. The plate measures 8 1/2" across by 7/8" deep. The decoration depicts two children looking at an outdoor decorated Christmas tree. There are three snow covered pines in the background and a brick house with a lighted window on the plates right. The year 1974 and the artists name Mingolla appear on the front of the plate. The back is marked Gorham Fine China, copyright 1974 Gorham, First Edition, Dom Mingolla, America's Finest Enamelist. The plate is MIB and there were no certificates issued with this series. Please feel free to contact us with any questions or to make an offer.