Antique Bi Color Teal Blue & Brown Transferware Plate Prunier Prune Leaf Inset French Picking Fruit


Brand Unknown

Rare, antique Teal Blue & Brown 2 color Transferware Plate

"PRUNIER" / Prune Harvest

Circa 1890-1902

This antique German transferware plate features one of the most unique designs I've seen.    The scene is a wonderful harvest scene within a prune leaf shape and depicts a man and woman filling baskets with freshly harvested prunes from the orchard.  It reads "PRUNIER" at the bottom and has a small 8 just under the leaf (this is no. 8 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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