Offered for purchase is a beautiful Tressemann & Vogt (T&V) Limoges Butterfly/Dragonfly Design Handled Tray/Dish (Signed "F.M. Stoddard"/Dated 1915) hand-painted/decorated in the US or Canada as part of the Arts & Crafts movement.
The design of this beautiful plate is by A.F. Dalrymple, and may be found in September 1908 edition of Keramic Studio Magazine. A photo of the page showing the design is included in this listing. 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.
The dish is in excellent condition... no chips, cracks or repairs, although there are some minor scratches and wear from age and use. The dish is 10 inches long, 8 inches wide, and is marked as indicated in the pictures.
T&V Limoges Butterfly/Dragonfly Design Handled Tray/Dish (Signed "F.M. Stoddard"/Dated 1915) - Keramic Studio Design
$98 $195 SALE