This is a beautiful collector's plate in fine porcelain china. It is commissioned by the American Commemorative Council LTD. in creamy white porcelain china with a full color painting on the front. Signed by artist, John Alan Maxwell on front left corner.It is from the Southern Landmark Series and features famous mansions with each mansion painted by the artist John Alan Maxwell. This one is theDrayton HallCharleston, South CarolinaLimited Edition Number 2162 of 9800Plates are limited edition of 9800 firings eachThese were put out over several years and this was made in 1979Measures 10 3/4" diameter24 Karat Gold edge and back stampSponsored by:The National Historical SocietyMaxwell died in 1984. In 2012, Maxwell's great nephew,Douglas Stuart McDanielwrote, produced and directed a self-financed narrative feature film about Maxwell's life. The film,The Lovelies of John Alan Maxwell, will premiere Saturday, February 23, 2013 at the historic Bijou Theatre in Knoxville, Tennessee.I do have additional plates from John Alan Maxwell so check out my listings if there is a particular one you are looking for.Condition is MINT with no chips, cracks, scratches or wear.