Tsar Bear. Fairy Tales of Old Russia based on the original art of Gero Trauth. 8½" in diameter (21 cm) with a certificate of authenticity, a booklet with the fairy tale and additional promotional literature. Manufactured in 1986 by Heinrich Porzellan, a subsidiary of Villeroy & Boch in Mettlach, Germany. Plate is in new condition in a slightly worn box. The most popular plate in the series. 1 only.
Born in Silesia (Poland) in 1942, Gero Trauth studied Arts, Graphics and Design at the Johannes Gutenberg University in Mainz, Germany. He has his own Wikipedia page: Gero Trauth