Limoges porcelain marks dating
That narrows the date of this particular mark to 1937-1939.Czechoslovakia was formed in 1918 at the end of World War I.Found on back of a 19th Century French Pastel Portrait by M. Kimball, a documented American Artist who exhibited a portrait drawing in a Paris Salon in 1886. This is a modern-day mark, probably a decorating mark, and is said to have been used after 1993.
The "modern" style of the set is certainly reminiscent of the While hopeful on my part that this might actually be a Naudot, the Naudot expert on ebay said that it was not; so the search continues.
References say the top portion of this mark was used 1932-39.
Therefore, the reference to Queen Elizabeth is apparently referring to the current Queen's mother, also named Elizabeth and who was on the throne with her husband, King George VI, who reigned from 1937-1952.
Blanks commonly used by Klemm were from Meissen, Rosenthal, KPM, Silesia, and Limoges I haven't been able to find this mark in any of the books, but are told that it is for Bernardo, which I also have not been able to find. Lefton Cup I'm reasonably certain this is the work of an outside decorator.
It is perhaps one-of a kind, although it is possible that several were made for family members. It is a wonderful decorative, nostalgic, and historical piece, obviously made to honor a mother and baby, whose appearances are certainly agreeable with the time frame of She purchased it brand new through an exclusive catalogue.If any of you out there have examples of genuine Naudot pieces and are willing to share, please She received this plate as a wedding gift in 1985 from an elderly lady who was her next door neighbor in Francestown, New Hampshire.