Norval Morrisseau Unlimited

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Children Of Mother Earth – Spring

Norval Morrisseau Plate - Spring  Norval Morrisseau Plate Backside - Spring
These images are of the front and back plate design, not photo’s of the plate itself

Larger image in member area (click on image)
Medium: Handcrafted fine porcelain (S: 3+∙Re∙Ri∙Tpw∙Tpm∙Tpp∙Tlp∙Tsd)
Edition size:  Limited to 2500 (S: 3+∙Re∙Ri∙Rm∙Tpw∙Tlp∙Tsd) (note 1 & 2)
Artist Proof:  Unkown
Plate size:  Known
Image size:  Known
Year:  1983 (S: 1∙Re∙Tse)
Manufacturer:  Rosenthal for Anna-Perenna Inc.
Code:  R83.1

–  The Art Of Norval Morrisseau In Porcelain. Toronto: L.A.K. Fine Arts (promotion booklet).

This plate is the first in a collection of 4 Norval Morrisseau plates with the theme ‘Children Of Mother Earth’. They came in special Morrisseau boxes with certificates and wooden stands.
The others plates are:
– ‘Children Of Mother Earth – Summer’, click here;
– ‘Children Of Mother Earth – Fall (Autumn)’, click here;
– ‘Children Of Mother Earth – Winter’, click here.
These come with photos of the plate itself instead of the design images.

1) One of Morrisseau’s dealer at the time has stated that from the original
     planned 2500 sets only about 500 where  made. So far I have seen no
     edition number above 461.
2) These plates are hand signed and numbered in gold on the backside.

Info needed:
– Image, a high resolution photo of the real plate (front and back)
– Edition number above 461
– Existance of Artist Proof(s)
– Literature (official statements in books, magazines, exhibits)
– Additional info or reference material


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