This listing is for a scarce royal doulton hand painted and signed alpine lake scene by R. This could be a rendering of Lake Maggiore which has an island (Isola Bella) in the middle. The plate is richly decorated with raised gold gilding in a lattice design on a blue rim. The gilding is 99%+ intact. It is in very good condition.
Inspected under black light there are no chips, cracks, crazing or repairs. There are several tiny utensil marks noticeable upon close inspection. There is a tiny dot at the 11 oclock position which when inspected under a magnifying glass looks like a tiny spot of gold gilding.It is marked with the Royal Doulton green stamp on the back along with a gold letter x identifying the gilder. The plate measures 10 1/4 inch diameter and weighs 1 lb 4oz. The item "Vintage Royal Doulton Hand Painted/Signed R. ARROWSMITH lake scene plate" is in sale since Wednesday, November 28, 2018. This item is in the category "Pottery & Glass\Pottery & China\China & Dinnerware\Royal Doulton". The seller is "kardinalpuff" and is located in Pompano Beach, Florida. This item can be shipped worldwide.