Beautiful Pickard Studio of Chicago 1903 Hand Painted "Fall Acorns" 8-5/8" Plate by the Artist, "Alfred Keates"
The listed Artist, Alfred Keates was well known through the China Decorating community of Chicago. He decorated for Pickard Studios from 1903-1910. He left to start the International Art Studio with two other former Pickard Artist. Later he started his own China Decorating Studio, the Keates Art Studio in 1912....and operated until 1937. Keates was well known for his Floral creations including Poppies, Apple Blossoms, and Orchids.
This is a fine vintage hand painted example of Alfred Keates outstanding work; a beautiful scenic "Fall Acorns" Plate. Look closely at the outstanding artwork.........a true sign of a master decorator.
The beautiful hand painted Pickard "Fall Acorns' Plate is in very good condition and totally free of chips, cracks, or other damage.
The hand painted "Fall Acorns" Plate displays Pickard Mark # 4, which was used from 1903-05. The well known listed Artist, Alfred "Keates" has signed the Plate.
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