Chodauer porcelain plate, humorous food scene, c. 1845
Chodauer porcelain plate with scroll moulded rim, painted to the center with a humorous scene of a rabbit, duck and cabbage walking past onlookers!
Inscribed ‘Lebendiger Wiener Speisezettel’
– ‘Lively Viennese Menu’ !
A rarely seen factory, Chodauer was founded in the first decades of the 19th century, near Carlsbad. They made a number of these hand-painted humorous plates with a rather quirky sense of humour…..