FRENCH ANTIQUE MAJOLICA PLATE GREEK KEY & FERN YELLOW

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  • Source: eBay
  • Sold Date: Jul 30, 2009
  • Channel: Auction House

"FROM FRANCE TO YOU ANTIQUES"
IS PROUD TO OFFER AT AUCTION
THIS RARE FRENCH ANTIQUE MAJOLICA PLATE
"GIEN?"
-1880-1900-
THIS IS A LOVELY PLATE...
THIS PLATE HAS THE VERY THOUGHT AFTER DESIGN
A GREEN BEADED & GREEK KEY BORDER ON A YELLOW BACKGROUND
WITH A BOUQUET OF GREEN FERN LEAVES AND DAISIES
ATTACHED WITH A PURPLE FRENCH BOW
#5
GREAT CONDITION
NO CHIPS, CRACK OR RESTORATION
THE MARK ON AT THE BACK IS A STILT MARK
NOT A CHIP, T ARE AS USUAL THREE STILT MARK ON THE BACK
THIS ONE IS A LITTLE LARGER THAN USUAL
THIS PLATE IS MARKED AT THE BACK WITH THE
A "G" IN HOLLOW AND A "6" ALSO IN HOLLOW
SIZE: 7.1/4 Inches across
ALL ITEMS IF SOLD SHOULD BE PAID BEFORE TUESDAY THE 4th OF AUGUST, LAST DAY FOR SHIPPING!!!!
MostAntique majolica plates that are 100 to 150 years old, did not survive without some reminders from the past. This shows up in "age line" (hairlines cracks) at the least.
As you know these items have a very porous and soft paste that stains easily after long years of use.
Almost all Majolica has some evidence of its age and the glaze will have picked up some damage.
I describe my items carefully,and show very large and close up photos to unsure that even if I skipped a flaw or condition, the photos show
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