Attractive Ohme Silesia 1900's Hand Painted "Basket Figs & Bumble Bee" 8-3/8" Fruit Plate by the Pickard Artist, "Howard Reury"
Wonderfully decorated on an early 1900's Omhe Silesia Blank, is this outstanding hand painted "Basket of Figs & Bumble Bee" 8-3/8" Fruit Plate by the Pickard Artist, "Howard Reury"
The professional China Decorator Artist, Howard Reury, was one of the best known artist during the first 50 years of the 20th century. He started his phenomenal career with the most respected China Decorating Studio of the day, Pickard Studios. He joined the prestigous Chicago Ceramics Art Association, early on, and was an acquaintance of Franz Aulich, another member of the Association. After leaving the Pickard Studios, he operated his own Decorating Studio during the WWI years. Later he decorated for Pitkin & Brooks, the White Art Co., and Wight Studio. He virtually knew every well known artist of the day. As an artist, he was highly known for his fabulous floral & fruit creations. Alan Reed’s Pickard Collectors Book has much more information on this outstanding 20th Century China Decorator, as well as numerous photos of many of his creations.
This beautiful Ohme Silesia hand painted Fruit Decor Plate, which measures 8-3/8" wide, has been superbly decorated with a "Basket of Figs" sitting on a table. A Bumble Bee hovers over the Fruit. The colorful Plate has been outlined in heavy gilded fire gold with Fig Leaves circling the outer rim area adding to the beauty of this outstanding art creation.
The attractive hand painted "Basket of Figs" Plate is in excellent condition and totally free of chips, cracks, or other damage with the gold being excellent with minor wear.
The gorgeous hand painted "Basket of Figs" Plate displays an early "Omhe Silesia" German mark and has been signed by the well known and highly regarded Pickard Artist, "H. Reury".
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