Vintage 6pc Limoges Dessert Plate Set
CH Field Haviland Limoges France c1950
This is a complete set of six porcelain dessert plates made by Charles Field Haviland in Limoges France. Each plate is illustrated with various animals birds trees and plants. The plates are signed by the illustrator artist Claude Beyer. Each plate bear the red Haviland Limoges backstamp and are successively numbered 1 - 6 on the reverse with the title EARTHLY PARADISE along with a verse from the Bible Book of Genesis (1:25):
And God made the beast of the earth after His kind and the cattle after their kind…
The plates measure 7 -1/2 inches in diameter and are in great unused condition. Color and graphics are in excellent condition as well.
Charles Field Haviland was an American who moved to Limoges France in the early 1850s to work originally for his uncle, David Haviland founder of Haviland and Company. He later opened his own decorating studio for porcelain to export items to the US and in 1868 purchased a porcelain manufacturing company. The CH Field Haviland mark now belongs to Robert Haviland and C Parlon.
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