This is a beautiful older Limoge serving platter. It bears the Crown decorators mark on the underside of Comte D Artois which dates back to 1930. It also has the porcelain makers mark of Betoule Legrand and Company of Limoges France.
They were porcelain makers in France as far back as 1865, and are still in operation today. This particular piece presents in very good to excellent condition with no flaws or defects despite its age.
There is very minor wear to the gold that can only be seen under magnification. Otherwise, I can assure you, it looks fabulous.This is a large heavy piece measuring 17 and a 1/2 in by 12 in, and weighing in at 5 and a 1/2 pounds. The decorations are lovely in heavy gold featuring flowers and leaves in rectangular quadrants. It makes for a stunning geometric design which will display beautifully, and fit in just about anywhere. Collectors and enthusiasts of all things Limoges, as well as those who collect specifically Comte D Artois, will not want to miss out on this truly perfect beauty. The item "1930 Beautiful Lg Comte D Artois Limoges Fr Rect Serve Platter Great" is in sale since Saturday, May 09, 2015. This item is in the category "Antiques\Decorative Arts\Ceramics & Porcelain\Platters & Trays". The seller is "marigoldlux" and is located in Palmyra, New Jersey. This item can be shipped to United States, Canada, United Kingdom, Denmark, Romania, Slovakia, Bulgaria, Czech republic, Finland, Hungary, Latvia, Lithuania, Malta, Estonia, Australia, Greece, Portugal, Cyprus, Slovenia, Japan, Sweden, South Korea, Indonesia, Taiwan, South africa, Belgium, France, Hong Kong, Ireland, Netherlands, Poland, Spain, Italy, Germany, Austria, Israel, Mexico, New Zealand, Philippines, Singapore, Norway, Saudi arabia, Ukraine, United arab emirates, Qatar, Kuwait, Bahrain, Croatia, Malaysia, Chile, Colombia, Costa rica, Dominican republic, Panama, Trinidad and tobago, Guatemala, El salvador, Honduras, Jamaica.