Delaplane Antiques

Gien Plates

Gien Plates

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Directory: Antiques: Decorative Art: Ceramics: French: Pottery: Pre 1900: Item # 1219580

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Pair of Gien late 19th century transfer blue decorated dinner plates.

Pair of plates with a slightly scalloped body decorated with blue transfer printed outer border of small four petal flowers enclosing a wide border of scrolling flowers and in the center of the plate the outer border repeated around a sprig of similar flowers. Heavy pottery with printed mongram, impressed triangle and date letters J and K for 1888 and 1889. 10 ¼ inch (26 cm.) diameter.

Condition: no chips, cracks, hairlines or repairs. A few knife scratches, otherwise excellent.

These are from the Arts and Craft movement that preceded Art Nouveau.