Offered for purchase is a beautiful Haviland Limoges Arts & Crafts Violet Motif Tray (Signed "J.E.H."/c.1903-1931). The design for this item is by Edith Alma Ross and may be found in the November 1903 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 excellent condition... no chips, cracks or repairs, although there are some surface scratches and wear from age and use. The dish is approximately 9.25 inches long, 6.5 inches wide and 1.25 inches tall. The bottom is marked as indicated in the pictures.