7" white plate from Sarreguemines, France
7" white plate from Sarreguemines, France. Inside a 1.5" rim there is a rendition of J.J. Grandville's The Grasshopper and the Ant, without the "JJ G." on the ant's grain bag. The front carries two inscriptions: "Fables de la Fontaine" and "La Cigale et la Fourmi." The back has "Fables de la Fontaine" and "Digoin/Sarreguemines/France." $40 from Denise Blin, Gurnee, IL, through Ebay, March, '99. Extra copy for $33 from Brown Pelican Antiques, Panama City, FL, May, '99. One extra exemplar.
This is a really beautiful little black-and-white plate. It presents Grandville exquisitely!