Offered for purchase is a beautiful Klingenberg & Dwenger (AKD) Limoges Floral Design Covered Jar (Signed "BHE"/c.1909-1930) hand-painted/decorated in the US or Canada as part of the Arts & Crafts movement.
The design for this item is by May McCrystle and may be found in the February 1909 issue of Keramic Studio Magazine. A photo of the page 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 item is in excellent condition… no chips, cracks or repairs, although there are some surface scratches, a few tiny fleabites on the rim, and wear from age and use. The jar is approximately 4.5 inches in diameter and 2.5 inches tall including the lid. The bottom is marked as indicated in the pictures.
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AKD Limoges Floral Design Covered Jar (Signed "BHE"/c.1909-1930) - Keramic Studio Design