Antique Vintage HAND PAINTED APPLES with Green Leaves On
Porcelain Blanc, Artist Signed A. A. Encelke (sp?), 9 3/4” Di, Early
Blanc Ca 1900 or earlier. Many Times Early Blancs were not marked.
Featuring the Artist’s Beautiful Rendering of
APPLES and their GREEN Leaves with a soft color palette. Would
make a great Tray for CHEESE AND APPLEs or HORS D'OEUVRE TRAY!
'At one time, china painting was a very popular pastime for
women of breeding. The time of greatest popularity was probably
1890 - 1920's. Ladies would buy porcelain blanks and decorate
them with varying degrees of skill and artistic ability.'
'...there were groups of women in that era such as the
"Saturday Evening Girls" who would get together and paint china...
began in the early 1900's through WWI...most signed but not always
dated..' YOU CAN USUALLY FIGURE OUT THE DATE BY THE MARK
ON THE BACK OF THE ITEM PLUS THE STYLE AND COLORS USED.
MEASURES about 9 3/4" in diameter
Very good vintage condition with no chips, cracks or crazing -
only EXTREMELY light normal wear from age or service
WHICH IS PRACTICALLY NILL ON THIS ITEM. Unglazed bottom.
Gorgeous addition to your home decor or for the collector!
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