Hammersley & Co Hand Painted Cabinet Bird Plate circa 1900 Signed
For sale is this fine antique Hammersley & Co cabinet plate, hand painted with bird vignettes. Each vignette is surrounded with gold in an Art Nouveau style. The center medallion has raised gold 'jewelling'. In the center is a pair of white-tailed Ptarmigan, surrounded by Mallard Ducks, a Snipe, and a Passenger Pigeon on the rim.The plate is 8 3/4 inches wide. The central vignette is signed M. H. Mitchell. It has a Davis Collamore New York/Haviland backstamp. Circa 1900.
Condition: The plate is in excellent condition; no chips, cracks or repairs.