It was crafted, hand painted, then imported from France, in 1972, making this item at least 46 years old.
It is made of fine porcelain, and features three french hens, a tiny estate in the background, with- Noel 1972
On the back is the Haviland Limoges trademark, with the words "Three French Hens" Number three in The Series of the "Twelve Days of Christmas." and is signed on the back by the artist R. HETREAU.
The plate measures 8.5" in diameter.