D’arceau Limoges Lafayette Legacy Message To Franklin Plate Revolutionary War
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Henri D’Arceau Limoges Lafayette Legacy Message to Franklin Collector Plate - Revolutionary War scene.Beautiful vintage porcelain decorative plate from D'Arceau Limoges in the Lafayette Legacy series. Usually called in English The Message to Franklin plate. Measures just over 8.5 inches in diameter.Features three gentlemen in the foreground - Lafayette, Franklin and an unidentified third person. Buildings, trees, people and a horse are shown in the background. Framing the scene are the words:Remet des Messages du Congres a Benjamin Franklin Ministre Americain, En Fevrier 1779, A L'Hotel Valentinois, A Passy.
(Generally translated as: Lafayette remits messages from Congress to Benjamin Franklin, American Minister, in February 1779 at the Hotel Valentinois, in Passy.)Surrounding border features leafy scrolls, fleur de lis, drums, rifles and bugles. Main colors are blue, taupe, maroon and rust.Marked on the back D'Arceau Limoges, Porcelaine De Limoges France, Premiere Edition Fait a la Main. Copyright 1974. Other details of the plate also marked in French. Small green metal loop hanger attached on the back.No chips or cracks. Some wear in blue markings on the back. Grey darkening in areas around the base rim on the back. Overall condition is good to very good. Does not come with the original box or papers.A great item for the home of the scholar of American history.Please look at all the photos provided and use the mouse-over zoom feature to take a closer look at the details and condition of the item as they also serve as additional description for the listing.Item has been stored in a non-smoking home.Free economy class shipping within the U.S.A.
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