Wonderful Thomas Bavaria & Osborne Studio of Chicago 1920's Hand Painted "Forget Me Not" 11" Floral Plate by the Artist, "Asbjorn 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. They 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.
Beautifully decorated is this vintage Osborne Studio 1920's hand painted Floral Plate.
The gorgeous vintage hand painted Osborne Studio Floral Plate, which measures 11" wide, has been wonderfully decorated with lifelike & vibrant "Forget Me Not", on stem & leaf, against a background of shadow leafing and complimenting background colors of cream, light cream blue, very light lavender, light cream yellow, and very light light cream burnt orange. A brilliant and heavy gilded gold outer rim with cut out handles adds to the beauty of this attractive piece.
The outstanding Osborne Studio hand painted Floral Plate is in excellent condition and totally free of chips, cracks, or other damage with the heavy and brilliant gold close to pristine. The beautiful Floral Plate appears to have never been used !
The charming Hand Painted "Forget Me Not" Floral Plate displays an early "Thomas Bavaria" mark and has been signed by Osborne Studio founder, Asbjorn "Osborne".
The exquisite Osborne Studio of Chicago Forget Me Not Floral Plate shows and displays exceptionally well.
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