Limoges France Flambeau Hand Painted Signed "leonie" Bird Plate With Gold Edging
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Limoges France Flambeau Hand Painted Signed "leonie" Bird Plate With Gold Edging:
Offering a 13 1/4" game bird cabinet / wall plate decorated byL.D.B. & Co. Flambeau,Limoges, France. Large heavily gilded scalloped edge. Signed by the artist, however, the signature looks like"Leonie". There is an underside chip that has been touched up on the rim with gold paint only, which is barely noticeable.The plate has normal wear for it's age. The Flambeau China Company of Limoges, France, was in operation from the 1890s to 1914. This stunning plate bears the whiteware mark in dark green underglaze of the Flambeau China Torch that states "Limoges France." The similar and more elaborate lighter green overglaze factory decorator mark is also present. The torch bears the initials "LDBC" and a banner with the word "Flambeau." "Limoges" arcs over the top of the torch, with "France, Hand Painted" at the bottom.This plate dates to the 1900. Please see photographs prior to offerding.