This is a limited edition of alabaster, sculptured by Gino Ruggeri. The Plate number is 02682. There are stamps on the box showing it came from Italy. Paper work that gives you a write up on the 1977 Issue in La Scala Grand Opera Collection write up. Also has the paper work of the Declaration with the number of the plate, # 02682 sign and stamp. This plate is Commemorative of the Opera Madama Butterfly by Gino Ruggeri. Madama Butterfly is the first edition plate in the La Scala Grand Opera Collection, issue under the auspices of La Scala's famous museum, the Museco Teatrale alla Scala. This plate is 8.5 inches across. We have another 4 plates to go with this beautiful collection. They are Rigoletto, Carmen, Aida and I Pagliacci which will be on bid also. Plate does have regular wear from age and use. A wonderful Madama Butterfly Collector Plate of Ivory Alabaster for your collection.