This plate is very sweet. It shows an old fashioned scene with a huge fireplace with hanging pots, a woman, a set table and many other items. The plate is scalloped and has a 18K design around the other rim. The outer rim also has a raised decoration. The prayer is sweet and it would be great on anyone's kitchen wall. The plate is stamped on the back with Decorative Use Only, 18K Gold Trim,Made in Japan for Mid-State Products Co., Lynchburg, VA. 24505. This plate is in excellent condition with no chips or cracks.