FRIENDS FOR KEEPS PUPPY LOVE PLATE by SANDRA KUCK - 1996
PLATE IS NUMBERED # 1696A 8 INCH DIAMETER PLATE THIS PLATE IS IN MINT CONDITION AND HAS THE ORIGINAL BOX AND CERTIFICATE OF AUTHENTICITY. Included is a note from Bradford and two brochures about another plate and a plate holder. This plate is the PREMIER FIRST ISSUE of the FRIENDS FOR KEEPS series PLate Collection painted by SANDRA KUCK. I HAVE THE COMPANION PLATE - - GONE FISHING- also listed for sale These are from my personal collection. They have never been on display. These plates are only available on the secondary market now -- and this one is hard to come by! This series was crafted under the hallmark of RECO International in an edition limited to a maximum of 95 firing days. PUPPY LOVE is an official recommendationof the Bradford Exchange.
BRADEX Number 84-R60-051.1 This number is permanently fired into the back of the plate and certifies that it is officially listed for trading on the BRADFORD Exchange.
This charming plate with the adorable little girl and her Dalmation dog. They are sitting by a lake. They look like they are enjoying the water.She has a lovely pink lace dress on and roses and ribbon in her hair. The rim border has gold scrollwork on a dark blue background. This is truly a charming plate.
About the Artist: Today Sandra Kuck is one of the most widely recongnized and collected artists in North America. Her elegent technique, exquisite detail and lyrical compositions are matched with subject matter beloved by everyone. Sweet beautiful children, young mothers with infants, stately rooms, rich flowering gowns are among her favorite themes. Ms. Kuck has won many industry awards including Print of the Year, Best Plate,and six Artist of the Year from (NALED) National Associated of Limited Edition Dealers,and 1991 Collectible Artist of the Year. Recognized in Canada as Artist of the Year, 1991-1995.Sandra was recently commissioned by the National Archives in Washington D.C. for a series commemorating the American woman.Sandra's talents are not limited to prints and plates. She has designed a collection of award winning dolls and is creating a new figurine and doll series. Her work can also be found on greeting cards throughout the world.