Gorgeous D & Co. France & Pickard Studio of Chicago 1905 Hand Painted "Acorns & Oak Leaves" 8-3/8" Heavily Gilded Gold Nappy by the Listed Artist, "Emil Fischer"
Beautifully decorated is this vintage D & C France & Pickard Studio of Chicago, circa 1905, hand painted "Acorn & Oak Leaves" Tray.
The Artist, Emil [John] Fischer was born in Dresden, Germany where he completed his art education before going to work as a professional decorator for the factory of P. Donath. Fischer emigrated to America in 1904 and immediately started decorating for the famous Pickard Studio of Chicago. Fischer was a prolific and exceptional decorator creating his Floral, “CONVOLNULVUS” along with many other exceptional Floral designs including his famous “VIOLET SUPREME”.
Alan Reed’s Pickard Collectors Book has a bio on this famous listed Artist, and more than a dozen photographic examples of his outstanding works.
The beautiful hand painted Tray, which measures 8-3/8" long by 5-5/8" wide, has been lavishly decorated with beautiful and extremely well executed "Acorns & Oak Leaves"....with each Acorn and Oak Leaf outlined in gold and decorated in gold, red, & green. A heavy gilded gold scallop outer rim has been outlined with black trim and acorns. A fancy gilded gold leaf handle with a double cut out adds beauty to this outstanding creation.
The attractive hand painted Pickard "Acorns & Oak Leaves" Tray is in excellent condition and totally free of chips, cracks, or other damage with the heavy gilded fire gold brilliant throughout with no noticeable wear.
The exquisite "Acorns & Oak Leaves" Tray displays a double mark; "D & Co. France" Limoges and Pickard Studio of Chicago Mark # 4, which was used from 1903-05.
The gorgeous Pickard "Acorns & Oak Leaves" Tray is perfect for a Coffee Table, counter, vanity, or dresser...........showing exceptionally well.
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