SARREGUEMINES 2 Color Teal Blue & Brown Transferware Plate French Poirier Pear Tree Leaf Plate #7
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Rare, antique Teal Blue & Brown 2 color Transferware Plate
"POIRIER" / Pear Tree
This antique German transferware plate features one of the most unique designs I've seen. The scene is a wonderful harvest scene within a pear leaf shape and depicts a Mother and daughter picking pears and laying them out neatly on a large handled tray. It reads "POIRIER" in French (which translates to Pear) at the bottom and has a small 7just under the leaf (this is no. 7 in a series of 12 plates). Each plate in the series features a leaf shape representing the fruit or nut tree from which it is being harvested. The rest of the plate (outside of the leaf shape) is an all over, tiny chintz / sheet pattern transfer in teal blue-green of small berry branches. and leaves.
Measures 7 3/4"
Condition: No chips or cracks. There is typical, age related crazing present.
Marked: With a shield and crown which reads Made in Germany and impressed K3 into the earthenware
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