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Pickard Studio Hand Painted Cabinet Plate w/Naturalistic Hazelnuts/Filberts Motif
Pickard, Inc., the premier Chicago decorating studio was founded by Wilder A. Pickard, who was born on a farm near Sun Prairie, Wisconsin. His first studio was located in Edgerton, Wisconsin, and soon was relocated to Chicago where it still exists today. The largest and most famous decorating Chicago studio, Pickard attracted the best of the best artists of the time.
This lovely hand painted cabinet plate, circa 1905-1910, is decorated with a naturalistic motif of hazelnuts/filberts and ground foliage in variegated shades of tan, medium to dark brown and olive/brown against a background of creamy tan. The gently scalloped and embossed border is delicately decorated with gold gilt.
The plate measures 8 1/8" across and is unmarked as to the maker. It is marked with the Pickard Mark #5, brown decal, circa 1905-1910, which was the first mark used at the Ravenswood Studio. It is signed "Keates", for Alfred Keates, who worked for Pickard from 1903-1910. There are no cracks, chips or repairs. There are two other nut motif plates by Keates in my store. Beautiful plate.
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