This is a Japanese Nippon hard paste porcelain hanging plate or plaque. The date is circa 1910.
The plate has an 8” diameter.
The plate is in the coupe style with no rim. The edge has a green ground bordered with raised black enamel dots. A few of the dots are missing due to age.
The front of the plate is entirely hand painted and shows a valley with a winding stream or river, greenery, a red sunset with clouds, and high overhead is a man flying a glider. The rendition of the glider is awesome, with a long trail, front lower wheels, and a long wingspan on each side. Behind the wings is a seated man, who is guiding the glider over the valley.
There are two holes drilled into the foot rim on the underside of the plate with old wire that the estate used to hang the plate on the wall.
The green mark is the M in the wreath with Hand Painted above and Nippon below.
There are no chips, nicks, cracks or crazing.
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