Gorgeous & Large T & V Limoges France & Osborne Decorating Studio of Chicago 1900's Heavy Gold "Forget Me Not" 10-3/4" Nappy by Listed Artist, "Osborne"
Osborne Studio started in 1914 in Chicago by founder, Asbjorn Osborne, and soon became one of the top China decorating studios in Chicago, as well as in America. The Osborne Studio competed with the best china decorating studios of the day including Pickard, Brauer, Donath, and Stouffer, as well as hundreds of other smaller professional studios. Asbjorn Osborne, as well as some former Pickard Studio Artist, did much of the Studio decorating. A complete section on the Osborne Art Studio can be found in Reed's Pickard Collectors Book and covers Pages 269--275. Many fine photo examples of Osborne Studio works can be found in the book including several similar pieces by Osborne and the Pickard Studio.
This is an outstanding Limoges & Osborne Studio of Chicago hand painted 1914 circa Floral Nappy.
The gorgeous hand painted Nappy, which measures a large 10-3/4" long, 7-1/2" wide, and almost 3" tall, has been superbly decorated with vibrant & lifelike "Forget Me Not" on stem & leaf against a background of shadow leafing and gorgeous background colors of shades of light cream blue, light lavender, light green, and light yellow. The Nappy inner pocket is surrounded by an incredible and flared body completely gilded in shining fire gold including a large loop handle.
The beautiful Limoges & Osborne Studio hand painted "Forget Me Not" Nappy is in excellent condition & totally free of chips, cracks, or other damage with the extensive heavy gold near pristine throughout with only a hint of wear.
The attractive hand painted "Forget Me Not" Nappy displays an early "T & V Limoges France" mark and has been signed by Osborne Decorating Studio Owner, Asbjorn "Osborne"
The gorgeous hand painted "Forget Me Not" Nappy is perfect for a coffee table, counter, or vanity...........and shows exceptionally well.
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