This is a beautiful oval china porcelain scalloped Basket Dish manufactured by Alka Kunse Bavaria Germany. The dish measures 7 1/4" x 6". Lots of nice gold gilt with painted flowers. The bottom has a lovely spray of several flowers. Marked on the bottom with The crown symbol, Alka Kunse Bavaria, 1440, Made in Western Germany. Notice the shape of the pretty handle with all the lovely curves and heavy gold trim on the top.