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The pattern includes the crooked branch of a tree and a partial landscape with exotic flowers and leaves.
Green, blue, pink, and orange were the favored colors used in the design.
It is perhaps one-of a kind, although it is possible that several were made for family members. It is a wonderful decorative, nostalgic, and historical piece, obviously made to honor a mother and baby, whose appearances are certainly agreeable with the time frame of She purchased it brand new through an exclusive catalogue.
This serves as evidence that the mark was used much later than the books have stated.
The "modern" style of the set is certainly reminiscent of the While hopeful on my part that this might actually be a Naudot, the Naudot expert on ebay said that it was not; so the search continues.
If any of you out there have examples of genuine Naudot pieces and are willing to share, please She received this plate as a wedding gift in 1985 from an elderly lady who was her next door neighbor in Francestown, New Hampshire.
All trade with Germany totally ceased during that time.
The gold rectangle part of the second mark is covering the name of the factory that produced the blank. Lefton was a distributor of imported giftware from Japan beginning in 1940 and is apparently still in business today, although George Lefton himself is now deceased (since the mid or late 1990's).
Blanks commonly used by Klemm were from Meissen, Rosenthal, KPM, Silesia, and Limoges I haven't been able to find this mark in any of the books, but are told that it is for Bernardo, which I also have not been able to find. Lefton Cup I'm reasonably certain this is the work of an outside decorator.
The gold blot is covering up the mark of the factory that produced the undecorated pieces.
For some reason, most of the Dresden studios chose to hide the factory marks.