This is a Vintage Royal Vienna Fragonard Love Story Courting Couple Celery or Olive Dish by Arnart, Japan!
Fragonard was a French artist of the 18th century. He was known for romantic scenes and bright colors.
The striking artwork on this piece depicts a courting couple in the "Love Story" series. The designs include a serenade, a stolen kiss and a romantic dance. There are 12 panels with those three designs repeated. The gold has raised dots called a "moriage" efffect for which the Japanese are famous. The dish has a gold edge and gold scrollwork at the center of the dish.
The dish measures 10 inches long. It is 3 1/2 inches wide. It stands 1 1/2 inches tall. This item is in very good condition.
Serve candy, nuts, olives, relishes or celery on this delicate long oval dish.