Here is a wonderful hand painted portrait plate produced in Vienna. This plate features a beautiful scene of a cupid tucking a blanket around a child sleeping in a hammock tied between two tree branches. There is an ornate design with raised gold decoration on the rim, featuring scrolls, leaves and berries. Four medallions show herons or storks in various poses. The plate is artist signed either Gibb or Sibb (please see picture). The plate measures 8 1/4" across and is properly marked with an underglaze blue beehive mark. It is titled Der Schlaf. This piece is in good condition with no chips, cracks, or repairs. An beautiful addition to any porcelain or portrait plate collection!
Vienna beehive portrait plate cupid and child sleeping artist signed