The Pouyat family was one of the oldest French families connected with the Limoges porcelain industry. Jean Pouyat's grandfather has a faience factory in the 1760's.
This lovely hand painted plate was created in a home-studio environment, circa 1915. The motif is colorful rose blossoms is shades of medium pink and rich yellow blossoms nestled among leaves of soft shades of green and tan. The background has hues of light blue and pink against the white china.
The gently scalloped plate measures 9 1/4" across and has a narrow gold edge. The stamp is mark #5 in green "J P over L over France" circa 1894-1931, designating the Jean Pouyat Limoges Company. There are no cracks, chips or repairs; minor gold wear.
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