This plate is from the Children's Collection painted by Paul Durand. The plate is the fourth and final plate in the series. It is titled "Cecile et Raoul" and features a little boy and a little girl standing in front of a Christmas tree holding their gifts.
The back of the plate reads: "In their gravely trusting eyes, Durand gives us reflections of our own Christmases past when our dreams too, were tied with ribbons and we could enfold our hopes, like a cherished doll, in the shelter of our arms."
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 1980. The plate number is B6 068.
The plate measures approximately 8 inches across and weighs just over 3/4 pounds unpacked.