Here is something really special, a large serving platter made by Haviland & Co of Limoges France beautifully decorated with it famous pink flowers with ribbed antique brushed gold style scalloped handles. The decoration continues on the outside of the platter which is unusual but rater nice as you hand it around the table.
The mark places this as being made between 1876 to about 1889 so is over 125 years old. It is in amazing condition for its age, no chips or cracks or crazing. Has a couple of very minor iron spots starting to show on the middle bottom edge and a couple of minor utensil marks, but it is amazing that it is in as good a condition that it is considering its age. It looks like it has been hardly used. This is really something special
The platter measures 15.5″ long by 10 5/8″ wide and 1.5″ high.
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