This is a wonderful dish decorated in the Pickard art nouveau fashion with delicate purple violets. They have been placed along the golden upturned rim of the dish’s opening. Green stems come from each floral grouping to meet the other groupings of flowers that circle the dish. The center has three delicate flowers and three leaves. All the hand painted decorations have been outlined and accented with fine gold lines. This piece sits on four golden feet. This bowls bears the artist signature Kriesche, his work can be seen in the book " Collector's Encyclopedia of Pickard China" by Alan B. Reed 1995. There are no hairlines, chips or cracks; manufacturing anomalies may exist, the occasional tiny iron speck, dust 'bump' in the glaze, etc
Measures: 6 5/8” W x 1 ½” H
Backstamp: Pickard decal Crown Vienna Austria (Crown Vienna Austria On the Vienna Line made in Klasterec. This mark is usually associated with PH Leonard, however 4 importers used it)
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