Gorgeous T & V Limoges France 1900's Hand Painted "Sea Life" 11" Sardine Tray by the Artist, "Arthur Van Wicken"
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 greatest 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" work.........a beautiful T & V Limoges France hand painted Sardine Tray.
The gorgeous Limoges France hand painted Sardine Tray, which measures 11" x 9-1/4", has been wonderfully decorated with "Sea Life" decor against background colors of several shades of Sea Green & and several shades of very light lavender. A heavy gilded gold outer rim gives an added richness to the Tray. The colors and artwork of captivating giving the beautiful Sardine Tray an exceptional look.
The outstanding T & V Limoges France "Sea Life" Sardine Tray is in excellent condition and totally free of chips, cracks, or other damage with the gold being excellent.
The exquisite hand painted "Sea Life" Sardine Tray displays an early "T & V Limoges France" mark and has been signed by the Artist, "VAN".
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