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.