This lovely plate is the third issue in the Noble Horse Collection, a series of portraits of the world’s finest sporting breeds in their native countries. From a painting created exclusively for this collection by the well-known equine artist Susie Whitcombe, artfully rendered palomino Quarter Horse in a wide Western prairie landscape. Each plate is hard-fired on Spode earthenware and each edition is strictly limited to 150 firing days. On the back of the plate the artist writes about the Quarter Horse, “The American Quarter Horse Embodies the Pioneer Spirit.” This plate is numbered 5668C in the limited edition, 1988, excellent condition and framed in a rich walnut round frame that allows the plate to be displayed on the wall. Plate measures 8” round, frame measures 11 inches round.