Ultra Rare 1974 Canada Moose Christmas Plate W/ Original Painting F.m.prowse
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Ultra Rare 1974 Canada Moose Christmas Plate W/ Original Painting F.m.prowse:
This sale is for a Very Rare and Unusual CANADA Collectors Christmas Plate by Hutschenreuther.
This plate is one of a set of 12 platesissued from 1973 to 1984 commissioned by C.E.Sorvin Ltd. of Vancouver British Columbia, Canada.
The plate, which is titledMoose Country,was issued in1974and depicts an image ofa Moose in a snowy landscape with a log cabin in the backgroundwhich is a reproduction of a paintingby the artistFred M. Prowse(as noted on the back of the plate).
What is so rare about this plate is that it is accompaniedwith the original painting- Signed F.M.Prowse fromwhichthe image on the plate was reproduced.
The plate, which measures approximately 8 inchesis in excellent condition, with no chips, cracks, repairs or other problems. This plate was issued for the year1974.
The original art work or painting measures approximately16inches by14 inches (usable image sizeis approximately 13 inches by 13 inches, the plate image was a circle cropped from the center of the board).
The painting is in good condition with no notable damage and would frame up beautifully, either as painted (square) or with a circular matte..
I have never seen another offering of the original art work accompanying a collectors plate - a very unusual opportunity to own a special piece of Canadiana.
Please see my other itemsas I have more plates from this set, with their original art, currently up for sale!
Please note: This plate and the 1st plate in the series (1973) are not marked as made by Hutschenreuther, although we believe they were made by Hutschenreuther, they are simply marked "Made in W. Germany", all the rest of the series are marked as made by Hutschenreuther.
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