$20.00

SKU: FR10616 Categories: , Product ID: 5545

Description

PLATE – CERAMIC (SOFT PASTE): CIRCA 1880-1890’S, SORT OF PATRIOTIC BUT IN A FUNNY WAY: ENTITLE “NOS RESERVISTES”, IT DEPICTS A SOLDIER IN THE OLD DARK BLUE/RED UNIFORM CONFRONTED BY AN EX SOLDIER (HE HAS SPURS ON AND MEDAL) AND IS MAKING FUN OF HIM (AS AN OFFICER ALSO) AND WANTS HIM TO RENDER HONORS TO HIM (PRESENT ARMS) BUT HE IS POLITELY REFUSING. THESE PLATE WERE POPULAR BEFORE WWI. MAKER MARKED ON BACK, EXC.