This is a wonderful collectible plate Manufactured by the Knowles China Company. It is one in a series by John McClelland called “Katie the Tightrope Walker”. There is an adorable little girl dressed in a pink tutu and tights holding a parasol and walking a tightrope. The little girl is a brunette and she has the cutest expression on her face. The background on the plate has shades of brown and green.
The back is marked Reco International Corp. Copyright 1982, “Katie the Tightrope Walker” by John McClelland, Plate number 1495 of the second issue in the McClelland Children’s Circus Collection, Commissioned by Reco International and made by the Edwin M. Knowles China Company in a fine china edition limited to 100 firing days., Bradex: 84-R60-32. It has the Knowles manufacturer’s mark on the bottom.
It measures approximately 9 ¼” in diameter. It is in very good condition.