Beautiful Bavaria 1915 Hand Painted "Blackberry" 8-7/8" Plate by the Artist, "VAN"
The listed Chicago Decorator, Arthur Van Wicken, successfully operated his own Chicago Decorating Studio from 1915--1924 producing wonderful high quality hand painted porcelain. His beautiful work competed with the great China Decorating Studios of the day...Pickard, Donath, Brauer, Stouffer, and Osborne. His outstanding worked is easy to recognize, as he used his famous signature on all his pieces..."VAN".
This is a fine example of VAN's work.....a beautiful hand painted fruit decor Bavaria Plate circa 1915.
The beautiful hand painted Bavaria Plate, which measures 8-7/8" wide, has been superbly decorated with large & vibrant "Blackberries" on stem & leaf against background colors of light cream yellow & light powder blue.
The attractive Bavaria "Blackberry" Plate is in excellent condition & totally free of chips, cracks, or other damage.
The hand painted "Blackberry" Plate displays an early "Favorite Bavaria" mark & has been signed by the Chicago Artist, Arthur "VAN" Wicken.
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