Third issue in the Flower Fairies Collection made by Heinrich in Germany for Villeroy & Bosh. This series dates from the early 1980's. Inspired by the works of Cicely Mary Barker, this is a numbered plate, 1957/F and features a poem about the Candytuft Fairy on the back. Hand painted porcelain with a 24K gold rim in shades of greens, pinks, mauve, and lavender. It measures approximately 19 cm across and is in excellent condition.