Maker and age : On the reverse of these 8 classically elegant and heavily gold encrusted dinner plates is the green underglaze Heinrich & Co/H&C mark that was in use from 1930 to 1939. That means these plates are at least 82 years old and perhaps as old as 91. Heinrich H&C Porzellan, one of Germany's most important makers, produced excellent porcelain wares in Selb, Bavaria, from 1901 to 1976, when it became part of Villeroy & Boch, one of the world's largest manufacturers of fine porcelain. A retail mark also appears, confirming that the company produced the plates for Ovington's, a high-end New York and Chicago china retailer. Design : These exquisite plates would make a powerful statement of good taste on any table.
With a wide band of textured gold encrustation featuring finely etched feathers and flowers and a center gold medallion, they speak to an age of distinguished dining that has never gone out of style. Size : Each plate is 10 3/4 inches wide and together they weigh 12 pounds 2 ounces. Condition : The plates have been very well cared for throughout their long life. All 8 are in excellent condition with no nicks, chips, cracks, scratches, marks, stains, repairs or wear. The gold is entirely intact.There are a few small dark spots in the gold on each plate - it's. Is a frequent occurrence in this type of gold decoration. Please check all the photos very carefully - they are an important part of the description. The US Postal Service is reporting an unprecedented volume of packages and reduced staff levels due to the ongoing health crisis. Please take this into account when ordering. The item "SET OF 8 c1930 H&CO HEINRICH GOLD ENCRUSTED DINNER PLATES, OVINGTON'S, MEDALLION" is in sale since Thursday, October 14, 2021.
This item is in the category "Pottery & Glass\Cookware, Dinnerware & Serveware\Plates". The seller is "tucker5654" and is located in Greenport, New York. This item can be shipped worldwide.