This is a stunning vintage fine china dish featuring hand painted Love story or courting couple (A bit of Serenity)Shows various scenes of a couple's courtship from the meeting, serenade, the kiss, and the walk home.Fragonard medallions all around each scene Each scene is seperated and accented with intricate lattice fleur-de-lis gold etching and decoration, with raised dots in gold. A gold edge trim also. Measures 10 1/8" long and is 3 5/8" wide.Posibly for cookies, celery or pickles. A definate heirloom piece of the past. So dainty an rich looking with all the gold! Backstamp is a gold beehive and has the number 1102. There are no chips or cracks, and no flaws to the gold, as it is bright and nice.