Antique Austria Habsburg Platter Artist Signed with Figural Handles
We offer you a stunning RARE Austrian Crown Habsburg platter with figural gold gilded handles. This piece is simply stunning! The platter is signed by the artist possibly F. Eary, T Lary, or T Eary. The piece is marked on the underside with the Austrian Mark of the Habsburg Crown, HandPainted and Made in Austria. This mark dates the piece to the early 1900's.
This platter is more than a conversation piece with the handles in the mold of 4 figural faces/heads, 2 on either side. The gold gild has worn in areas on the handles which simply adds to the character of the platter. The hand painted art is deep and saturated in warm tones of fall colors of browns, amber, rust, greens and a pop of yellow. The greenery is splashed with yellow roses. The artistic talent of this artist is impeccable.
The platter is in excellent antique condition. There are anomalies inherent in the heavy mold, some bumps, skips in the paint and rough areas. The gold figural faces show some wear to the gilt. The piece is otherwise in fantastic display condition. Measuring 12" Long, 8.5" wide and 3" high to the top of the handles. Please remember that our items are vintage and have been previously owned. Unless it is stated that an item is in NEW condition, the item WILL show signs of PRIOR USAGE, including dust, scratches, dirt, dryness and storage scent. Please check the pictures and description. Ask questions before purchasing. Please pay particular attention to the sizes and measurements.