An antique Limoges cookie platter featuring a charming bird motif. A stunning piece of French porcelain, it possesses a fully, hand-painted scene with a mated pair of Green Jays building a nest. Jaybirds are monogamous and mate for life. The artist's rendition of the Green Jays is absolutely breathtaking. The vibrant birds' nest is surrounded by ripe blackberries growing on the vine.Jaybirds are often symbols of fearlessness and confidence. This cookie platter possesses stylized, pierced handles. The background is primarily mottled blue to resemble the sky, while the foreground is blushed green. This exquisite plate possesses a unique scalloped lip decorated with gilt. Measures 10.5 in diameter (handle to handle). Excellent, preowned condition with no chips, cracks, or crazing. Some blue residue on the back. Please reach out with any questions, or reasonable offers.