This is a beautiful piece. Handpainted by Stouffers China Co.,Chicago, Illinois. This company was founded in 1905 and was in business until 1952. It had many fine porcelain painters of this era. It is oval and measures almost 14in. across. This company bought their whiteware from Limoges, France and from Germany. It is bordered by about an inch of gold paint. No chips,cracks or crazing. Some very slight wear on the gold with some scratches. Could be used for display, serving or as a dresser plate.