Elite Works Limoges France TURKEY PLATTER ....MINT!

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  • Item Category: Ceramics
  • Source: eBay
  • Sold Date: Jan 27, 2008
  • Channel: Auction House

Elite Works Limoges France TURKEY PLATTER ....MINT! DESCRIPTION is a huge turkey platter of ELITE WORKS LIMOGES FRANCE . The beautiful border is in shades of pink turquoise and gold against the white background. The pink flowers (roses?) have green leaves and the flowers are framed in gold scrolling that goes all around making a one inch border. The turquoise color is scalloped near the outer rim with gold outlining. I cannot see any signs of use on this beautiful platter. T are no chips, cracks, crazing, or repairs. This huge platter measures 15 3/4" long x 12 1/2" wide.
The bottom is double marked
(in green)
LIMOGES
ELITE
(green framed portrait of a man with the initials S and M above the head)
FRANCE
(in red)
ELITE WORKS
(red framed portrait of a man with the initials S and M above the head)
LIMOGES
FRANCE
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Also see the matching plates and Oval serving platter & covered vegetable bowl
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The Elite Works (1872 - 1914) factory in Limoges was operated by Bawo & Dotter of New York.
In 1872, they built a decorating plant w they decorated porcelain produced by other companies.
In 1892 they began production of their own white china and porcelain. The first mark used was "Elite France." Later the word "Works" was added
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