Up for auction is this wonderful antique portrait plate made by Empire China, from Austria. The plate has deep cobalt blue rim with gold overlay. This Empire China Austrian Portrait Plate and dates from the early 1890's.. It is marked Empire China with a Wreath around the words and has a Crown above the words and the number 943. The center of the plate has shows a beautiful scene with three young people. A young women is reading a letter as her friends look on. I'm sure its a Love Letter, don't you? The plate is in great condition with no chips, cracks or flakes, there is ware to the gold inside rim as you can cearly see in my photo # 5, please take note. This beautiful plate measures about 10” in diameter.Thank you for looking and please check out my other items. International bidders welcome.