Decorative Plate, "The Western Farmer's Home", Currier & Ives, Danbury Mint
Decorative Plate, Currier & Ives, “The Western Farmer’s Home”, Danbury Mint, Vintage

Decorative Plate, Currier & Ives, “The Western Farmer’s Home”, Danbury Mint, Vintage


Vintage Currier & Ives Decorative Plate, The Western Farmer’s Home, Danbury Mint – SEE BELOW FOR DESCRIPTION & CONDITION


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  • Pattern: Currier & Ives – The Western Farmer’s Home
  • Vintage: 1977 – 1978
  • Made in Denmark 
  • Details:  This is a limited edition,  fine porcelain collector’s plate series exclusively created by Bing & Grondahl  for the Danbury Mint.  The series has 12 different scenes based on lithographs designed by Currier & Ives from the 1800’s to 1907.  Each plate depicts a different scene from America of old.  This one is called ” The Western Farmer’s Home” , it’s plate # 756 the 6th in the series.  The scene depicts some red roof homes along a white picket fence.  There’s a horse drawn cart as well as a man in horseback traveling on the dirt road.  In the background, a vast land being tilled by men with steel plows pulled by horses, lots of trees and greenery all around.   The plate has the Currier & Ives Scene in the center which is rimmed with a gold verge plus has a beautiful scroll pattern on the border and finished with a gold rim.  The back has all the information regarding this collection and it is stamped: “By Appointment to the Royal Danish Court, Copenhagen Porcelain Made in Denmark”.  It has pre-drilled holes in back for hanging wire or you can use a plate hanger.  This is a beautiful collection of Old Americana and would make a lovely wall decor in a study, living room, office, or entrance hall.   A great gift for an American history collector.   Great addition to a farmhouse or country decor!  We have other plates in this collection, please search Currier & Ives if interested.
  • Materials:  Porcelain
  • Dimensions: Approx. 8.0 inches in Diameter
  • Condition:  Vintage – Used.  Excellent Condition.  There are no chips, scratches, or crazing on any of the plates, the gold rim is in excellent condition as well.  Please review all pictures and make sure you love this item before purchasing, we can’t accept returns.  Please remember these are VINTAGE and ANTIQUE items, they are NOT new, every effort has been made to show scratches, wear and tear and imperfections. 
  • Shipping is included, (Continental US only), unless otherwise noted.  This item ships Priority Mail and Insured for your protection.  AK, HI and International shoppers will see additional shipping based on your location.  

Currier and Ives was started by Nathaniel Currier in 1835.  It was a successful American printmaking firm in New York City that produced prints from paintings by fine artists as black and white lithographs and later colored by hand, usually by German immigrants.  In 1857 Nathaniel partnered with James Merritt Ives and the company became Currier & Ives.  Currier and Ives was the most successful company of lithographers in the U.S.   Their works included lithographs of American life with different themes like:  hunting, fishing, city life, rural scenes, historical scenes, ships, railroads, winter scenes, still lifes and so much more.  Currier died in 1888 and Ives was active in the firm until his death in 1895. Both Currier’s and Ives’s sons followed their fathers in the business, until they closed in 1907.  Today, original Currier and Ives prints are much sought by collectors, and modern reproductions of them are popular decorations.

Bing & Grondahl was a Danish porcelain manufacturer founded in 1853 by  Frederik Vilhelm Grondahl, who was a sculptor, along with two merchant brothers,  Meyer Hermann Bing and Jacob Herman Bing.  In 1895, Bing & Grondahl created the first in their series of Christmas plates which have been released for more than 100 years.  The plates have traditional winter scenes in blue and white and are extremely popular with collectors.  In 1987 the company merged the Royal Porcelain Factory, who was their largest competitor, the new company is called, Royal Copenhagen.

Additional information

Weight0.14 lbs
Dimensions12 × 9 × 2 in


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