We are very pleased to offer this very rare French porcelain plate made by Adolphe Hache & Pepin LeHalluer, of Paris and Vierzon. They produced fine porcelain wears from 1842 - 1894. Their wares were considered the finest in decorative porcelain. They were in competition with Sevres, competing against each other in the Paris exposition of 1878. The factory was very famous in Europe. This 8 1/4" diameter hand painted plate features a French peasant organ grinder in the center. He has a pipe in his hat, monkey on his shoulder and a young boy with hat turned up to collect money. The outside border has many painted figures of children, a French lady and a French Musketeer. This plate is dated on the back 1878. It is in excellent condition with no chips or cracks.