The Hamilton Collection produced this beautiful collector plate called Paul. The artist is Jan Hagara. It was produced in 1990 as part of her Dear to My Heart plate collection. The background story for Paul was that of a young blond-haired boy who returned to his family's summer home after many years and finds Sailor Sam, a doll his grandmother gave him years before. Sam becomes his summer companion. Paul is dressed to match the doll's costume in a Victorian style sailor suit and wide brimmed hat.
The plate is beautifully detailed with roses and lace around the rim which is edged in 23 k gold. It measures almost 8.5" in diameter, and is in excellent condition. The plate is numbered 0471A. The certificate of authenticity and a pamphlet about the plate is included. It will be shipped in it's original shipping box (missing label) inside a priority mail box.
Paul from Dear to My Heart Plate Collection by Jan Hagara Limited Edition