Rare French Transfer Plate ~ HONEYSUCKLE 1878
J. Vieillard & Cie Potteries Bordeaux, France 1829 - 1895
This plate measure 8 3/4 inches in diameter. The Bordeaux maker, J. Vieillard et Cie, produced these dramatic naturalistic plates with their individually distinctive hand-painted underglaze designs. The design is of a twisting Honeysuckle vine with a Butterfly nearby.
The pieces are marked on the underside with the trademark for J. Vieillard & Cie and H B.
The piece is in great condition. Clean shiny and bright and there are no chips, no cracks, no hairline and no repairs. Light utensil wear. Rare to find these special plates.