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Exposition Universelle de 1900 Paris Souvenir Plates

Les Visiteurs de L'Exposition Universelle de 1900 Paris Souvenir Plate Fabulous design depicts Egyptian (Egypte), Turkish (Turquie) and Persian (Perse) attendees awaiting admission to the Exposition. 8.5" plate was made by Saireguemines(?). It has a tiny flake on the back rim. (Stock number 003wf00-0326a) $150.00

Palais de L'Industrie Souvenir Plate from Exposition Universelle de 1900 Lovely transferware plate depicts the Palace of Industry with pedestrians and horses and carriages in the foreground. The 7.5" octagonal plate has no chips or cracks. The reverse reads Terre de Fer Vermont Fres., 12, Avenue de L'Opera, Rue Auber, 17, Paris, Depose. (Stock number 003wf00-0326b) $130.00

Exposition Universelle de 1900 Paris Opening Day Souvenir Plate marks the inauguration of the fair on April 14, 1900 by President Loubet. On the plate there is a list of attractions and activities planned for that day. They include the opening of the electric tramway, the first segment of a bicycle race and a performance of Edmond Rostand's "Apparition de la Manche Gigot" starring Madame Sarah Bernhardt. A formal ball at the Elysee Palace and a banquet were also scheduled. There are no markings on the back. There are no chips or cracks. The plate has a diameter of 9.75". (Stock number 003wf1900Plate) $150.00

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