This is a French George Borgfeldt Limoges decorative plate or plaque, artist painted and signed by the French artist Leo, an artist who decorated for this specific Limoges company. The date is the first part of the 20th century, circa 1906 to 1920.
The plaque is 10 3/8" wide. The underside has four holes drilled through the footrest and with wire attached so that the decorative plate can be hung on the wall.
The edge of the plate has flourishes and scrolls as part of the blank, and it is trimmed in gold.
The artist painted a troubadour singer musician strumming a guitar stringed instrument while sitting on a wood barrel. The troubadour is a young man with a spiffy curled moustache, wearing leather boots to the knees, pantaloons and a pink and white jacket.
The artist's signature is on the front of the plate below the troubadour's right foot.
There are no chips, cracks or crazing. There is some gold wear to the edge of the plate.
The green underglaze maker's mark is the crown with Limoges above and Coronet France below.
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