Pickard Studio of Chicago 1930 Hand Painted "Peacock on Gold Encrusted" Scenic 10-1/2" Plate by "Curtis Marker"
Artist, Curtis Marker, Pickard Artist
The well known Chicago Decorator, Curtis Marker, was only 23 years old when he went to work as a China Decorator for the greatest decorating house of the era, Pickard Studio of Chicago. Marker had a long tenure at Pickard, working for them several different times from 1905—1930. In between, Marker help open up the International Art Studio [1910-11] with two other Pickard Artist, Alfred Keates & Edward Gibson. Marker was known for his high quality china decorating including his CALA LILY, ITALIAN GARDEN, YOSIMITE FALLS, WILDWOOD, HAWTHORNE, PHEASANT, & PEACOCK decor. Few Pickard Artist or competing Studios did better decorating than Marker’s “ROSELAND” and “DESERTED GARDEN” designs. Several biography about the great Curtis Marker can be found in Alan Reed’s Pickard Collectors Book.
Though unsigned, this is an outstanding example of Marker's hand painted "Peacock on Gold Encrusted" Plate which displays his outstanding artwork and use of colors.
The beautiful Pickard Studio hand painted Peacock Plate, which measures 10-1/4" wide, displays a large & colorful Peacock against a background of
gold encrusted. The heavy & bright fire gold has been etched throughout with Roses & Daisies.......adding to its outstanding beauty.
The attractive Pickard Studio of Chicago 1900's Hand Painted "Peacock on Gold Encrusted" Scenic Plate is in excellent condition and totally free of chips, cracks, or other damage with the heavy and extensive gilded fire gold excellent.
The gorgeous Pickard Studio of Chicago 1900's Hand Painted "Peacock on Gold Encrusted" Scenic Plate displays Pickard Studio Mark # 14, which was used from 1930--1938.
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NOTE: Only the Plate is being offer. The Pickard Studio Peacock Vase can also be found in our Ruby Lane Store.
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