Beautiful Elite Germany 1915 Hand Painted "Pink Roses" 10-Pc Floral Plate Set by Listed Chicago Artist, "Ida Sommer"
Ida Sommer was an early professional Chicago China Decorator & Artist. She successfully ran her own listed Chicago Decorating Studio from 1915-16 producing professionally decorated hand painted China for the huge demanding Chicago market. She competed against the largest and finest China Decorating Studios of the day......including Pickard, Donath, Brauer, Stouffer, & Osborne. Sommer is a listed professional china decorator and is noted in Alan Reed’s Pickard Collectors Book.
This is a outstanding vintage Elite Germany hand painted Floral Set including ten  Matched Plates.
The gorgeous 10-Pc Elite Germany hand painted Floral Set, which include ten  Matched Floral Plates [10" wide], has been superbly decorated with lifelike "Pink Roses", on stem & leaf, against a background of some shadow leafing and background colors of cream, light cream yellow, and light cream burnt orange. Heavy and brilliant gilded fire gold flows down from the top rim of each Plate. The beautiful artwork is just outstanding.
The attractive Elite Germany hand painted "Pink Roses" Floral 10-Pc Set is in excellent condition and totally free of chips, cracks, or other damage with one  Plate with a rim nick. The brilliant gilded fire gold is excellent on all Plates with some minor light wear.
The outstanding hand painted "Pink Roses" Floral Set 10-Pc Plate Set has been decorated by the listed Chicago Artist, Ida "Sommer". [NOTE: None of the Plates are signed, however, the matching 3-Pc Floral Roses Cup, Saucer, & Plate have been signed. See this listed Set in our Shop; Item # LA 003840]
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