Offered for purchase is a beautiful Bavaria/Germany Art Deco Fruit Motif Dish (Signed "Isabel Monstani"/Dated 1915) hand-painted/decorated in the US or Canada as part of the Arts & Crafts movement. The design for this item is by Lucy Brown and may be found in the May 1914 issue of Keramic Studio Magazine. Keramic Studio Magazine was a monthly publication for the amateur porcelain/china decorator which provided designs, detailed instructions on porcelain/china decorating, as well as articles and photographs of competitions and displays between various china decorating studios and clubs. The magazine was first published in May 1899 and continued into the late-1920’s. We can provide photocopies of the page from the publication with the design of this item with your purchase if specifically requested.
The dish is in great condition… no chips, cracks or repairs, although there are some minor surface scratches from age and use. The bowl is 2.75 inches tall and 5.5 inches in length. The bottom is marked as indicated in the pictures.