This is a nice hand painted portrait plate produced by Franz Dorfl in the early 1900's. The scene features a maiden in the garden seated on a stone wall.She picks at the flowers in an urn at her side, next to a cupid. He holds a bow behind his back. The background color is a deep cobalt blue, with thickly enameled white and gold decoration. It measures 7 1/2" across. The plate is artist signed C Heer in the lower right corner. It is also marked FD in a shield, with the verse 'Ein geheimer auftrag'. This piece is in good condition with no chips, cracks, or repairs.