Gold “Poppies” Art Nouveau Mayo Bowl & Underplate by Bawo & Dotter Elite Works Limoges – Early 1900s France
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Gorgeous piece! Prettier in person than any of the pictures. This is an Art Nouveau mayo dish with underplate, heavily trimmed in gold featuring solid raised gold Poppies with hand painted poppy leaves in green. It is a mayo dish but you could use it for any sauce or gravy as well. The green is not as noticeable in person, it is the gold that stands out. It makes an eye catching display piece.
Bawo & Dotter were a New York company that opened a manufacturing facility – Elite Works in Limoges France. They both made and decorated their porcelain pieces from 1892 – 1924 when they were bought out and the name became simply “Elite Works.” The decorators mark date this piece from 1900 – 1914. Beautiful and early piece of unique Limoges.
Size: Plate is 6″w and bowl is 2″ h x 5.5″w
Condition: Excellent condition, no chips, cracks, stains or crazing. There is a small amount of gold wear on some of the raised areas of the rim consistent with the age of this item.
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