This plate is from the Children's Collection painted by Paul Durand. The plate is the second in the series. It is titled "Emilie et Philippe" and features a little boy and a little girl holding bookbags and dressed for school.
The back of the plate reads: Their gaze is clear-eyed candoe, without guile or pretense, and the world they discover is taken at face value. Emilie and Philippe, these children of Durand, are as we once were, in a simpler time when there was nothing to distrust.--Paul Saurel
The plate is in excellent condition with no chips, cracks, crazing or other damage. It comes with the certificate of authenticity, original box and a pamphlet about the plate.
This plate is a limited edition and production was ended in 1979. The plate number is BH 472.
The plate measures approximately 8 inches across and weighs just over ¾ pounds unpacked.