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"Hunt of the Unicorn" Plate

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Porcelain Collector’s Plate, 1971, Robert Haviland and C. Parlon, transfer print on porcelain, 9.75 inches diameter, Jack Frazier, 1983.11.3.

Plate Three in “La Chasse a la Licorne” (Hunt of the Unicorn), a limited edition series by Robert Haviland and Camille Parlon, Limoges, France. In this plate, titled “The Unicorn Dips His Horn Into the Stream to Rid It of Poison” a white unicorn kneels to dip his horn in the water from a fountain. The foreground features a group of unusual animals and a large deer with hunters searching for the unicorn in the background.

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