LIMOGES HAND PAINTED BIRD 6 SCALLOPED EDGE GILDED GAME PLATES AND 1 PLATTER SET. THIS IS AN EXTRAORDINARY SET IN BEAUTIFUL CONDITION. THIS SET BELONGED TO MY GREAT-GREAT GRANDMOTHER HELEN. IT WAS GIVEN TO HER AS A WEDDING PRESENT IN ENGLAND IN 1872. SHE MARRIED AN IRISHMAN AND BROUGHT THIS SET WITH HER TO THE UNITED STATES.
AFTER A SHORT STAY IN LOCK HAVEN , PA, THEY THEN SETTLED IN JOHNSTOWN, PA. THIS WAS THE MOST PRIZED POSSESSION GRANDMOTHER HAD BECAUSE IT WAS THE ONLY THING SHE HAD TO BRING WITH HER BESIDES ONE CHANGE OF CLOTHING. IF YOU KNOW ANYTHING ABOUT JOHNSTOWN, PA HISTORY, YOU KNOW WE HAVE HAD 3 DEVASTATING FLOODS. THIS SET SURVIVED ALL 3 IN REMARKABLE CONDITION. MEASUREMENT OF PLATES IS 9 1/8 IN AND PLATTER MEASURES 14.25 X 11.5 IN.YOU ARE PURCHASING THIS ITEM AS DESCRIBED. PLEASE CHECK OUT MY OTHER AUCTIONS. The item "LIMOGES HAND PAINTED BIRD 6 SCALLOPED EDGE GILDED GAME PLATES AND 1 PLATTER SET" is in sale since Tuesday, September 6, 2016.
This item is in the category "Pottery & Glass\Pottery & China\China & Dinnerware\Limoges". The seller is "jetset-007" and is located in Johnstown, Pennsylvania.
This item can be shipped to United States.