Faïences

ALLEMAGNE

Rare dish dated 1749, in glazed earthenware with beige background with incised decoration in red and green of a scene representing a woman offering a glass to a quality man with one hand and holding a pitcher with the other, in a central medallion framed with lily flowers and stylized grape clusters. It bears the date "Anno 1749" "prost mein ..." and the initials "ANF" and "GNF".
Germany, Niederrhein, Rayen, workshop of Herzogtum Geldern. First half of 18th century, 1749.

Diameter : 48,7 cm.
Probable order for a wedding.

ALLEMAGNE

Exceptional, large commemorative dish, dated 1716 in glazed earthenware with a beige background, with incised decoration in red and green of a dancing couple with a musician playing the cello framed by bunches of grapes bearing the date "Anno 1716" and a patronymic inscription in German.
These rare dishes were ordered for weddings.
Beginning of the 18th century.
Diameter: 44 cm.

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ANGOULEME

Earthenware plate with yellow monochrome decoration called "daffodil" and manganese in the center of a grotesque figure in a rocaille cartouche decorated with flowers, three shells and flowering rinceaux on the wing.

 FRANCE, Angoulême. Late 18th century.

 Diameter: 24.2 cm.

See Faïencerie de Jucaud (1792 ? -1869).

Plate from a service called "the daffodil service" still called "orange salad service".

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DELFT (DUTCH)

Delft earthenware dish with polychrome decoration with "Chinese furniture" or "with a sample"; Mark on the back ARK in blue attributed to the factory of "Three Barrels of Golden Ash".

NETHERLANDS, Delft, 18th century.

Diameter : 31,2 cm.

IRAN, ART SELDJOUKIDE

A siliceaous ceramic spherical jug with molded and openwork decoration under white glaze of twelve signs of zodiac.
IRAN,11th-12th century.
H. 13 cm.

IRAN, KASHAN
A siliceous ceramic jug with brown and red-brown lustre decoration of stylized foliage, arabesques and bands. Blue glazed interior.
Iran, Kashan, Seljuk period, late 13th-early 14th century.
Height : 18 cm.

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Les ISLETTES
Round plate in earthenware of Islettes called "with the flowered basket" with polychrome decoration of a broad bouquet posed on a marble base. Garland of leaves on the marli, combed on the edge.
Workshop of Dupré, 19th century.
Diameter : 23,4 cm.

Les ISLETTES,

Plate in faience with polychrome decoration of a cat.
FRANCE, Les Islettes. End of 18th century.
Diam. 22 cm.

Les ISLETTES

Faience round dish with polychrome decoration of a giraffe and his guide.

FRANCE, Les Islettes. Circa 1827-28. 19th century.

Diameter : 30,03 cm

In the 19th century, the giraffe is seen as the archetypal exotic animal. Provided with an extraordinary size and with a neck of an outstanding length, this giraffe of two years comes to us from Nubia. It was a present of the Pasha Mehemet-Ali to Charles X, the King of France. Thus, it made a long journey. Embarked on a boat of the city of Alexandria, it landed in the port of Marseille in November 1826. Then, the giraffe was escorted by the director of the Museum of Jardin des Plantes from Marseille to Paris.

The giraffe and its escort arrived on June 30th, 1827 in the heart of the capital under the admiring glance of the Parisians, before being presented to Charles X in Saint-Cloud. Once the royal visit was made, it was accommodated in the Jardin des Plantes of Paris, where it lived peacefully during more than twenty years.

Faience round dish with polychrome decoration of a giraffe with a young man.

”Les ISLETTES”

(East of France)

Pair of faience dish with a decoration of couple scene call departure of the hunting and return of the hunting. Workshop of Dupré.

FRANCE, Les Islettes.

Circa 1830. 19th century.

D.iameter 30.5 cm.

LES ISLETTES

Pair of faience round dishes  (East of France) depicting scenes from the soldier Louis Gillet who hunts the aggressors of a girl in forest on the first dish, and on the second, Louis Gillet the rescuer goes with her to her parents.
FRANCE, Les Islettes. Empire period, beginning of the 19th century.
Diameter : 30 et 30,2 cm.

IZNIK

Iznik dish siliceous ceramic dish with polychrome decoration of tulips, carnations and bells.
Reserve rim decorated with spirals in black. Leaf motif on the back.
Early 17th century.
Diameter: 28 cm or 11.02 po. Height: 5.5 cm or 2.16 po.

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LILLE.
A faience writing case with polychrome decoration depicting a Chinese man leaning against palm trees, sitting on bales with a brown background, topped with two inkwells and an hourglass.
FRANCE, Lille. Mid 18th century.
Height: 24.5 cm.
A model similar to the one shown at the Faïences Françaises exhibition at the Grand Palais in 1986. Bibliography: French earthenware from the 16th to 18th centuries, National Gallery of the Grand Palais N°46 p.69.

 

MARSEILLE

Bottle bucket or baluster baluster on pedestal faience Marseille with polychrome decoration on the belly of a rich Rococo ornamentation: palms, shells, foliage, leafy twigs, leafy florets, and mythological allegories representing rivers. Crowns of gadroons in relief at the base of the belly enhanced with small stylized flowers in rosette and grooves. Yellow nets and blue band at the collar, under the belly and at the foot.

Fabrique Fauchier. Around 1750-1755.

18th century.

H. 20,5 cm ; Diam. 28 cm.

MARSEILLE
Plate with contoured edge in Marseille earthenware with polychrome decoration said "à la bouillabaisse" of fish, shellfish and shellfish gathered and off-center. Two branches of fruits in pendant. Manufacture of La Veuve Perrin.  18th century.

Diameter : 24 cm.

MARSEILLE

a saucer in faience with polychrome decoration of coat of arms double with a Marquess’s crown.
FRANCE, Marseille. Factory of Gaspard Robert, 18th century.
Diam. 13,4 cm.

MOUSTIERS

Plate earthenware decorated in shades of green and grotesque fantasy animals on four terraces surrounded by flowers and foliage
FRANCE, Moustiers. 18th century.

Marked: "L" or "V".
Diameter : 25,5 cm.

MOUSTIERS

Earthenware plate decorated in blue monochrome with a scene of hunting cheetahs after Tempesta in the center, frieze of foliage on the edge

Manufacture Clérissy.

FRANCE, Moustiers. 18th Century.

Diameter: 24 cm.

MOUSTIERS

A  oval hollow dish in faience with polychrome decoration of a maritime scene.
Factory of Fouque,

FRANCE, Moustiers. 18th century.
Length. 38,5 cm.

MOUSTIERS

A faience saupoudroir of sugar decorated in different shades of blue called “Bérain”, and garland of lambrequin.

FRANCE, Moustiers, 18th century.

Height. 24.5 cm.

NEVERS
Oval dish in earthenware of Nevers with decoration in blue monochrome of a biblical scene* taken from Esther. Second half of the 17th century. Width : 49,5 cm.
*King Ahasuerus learns that his wife Esther is Jewish while his minister Aman had decided to exterminate the Jews. The latter is therefore hanged.
Book of Esther, 5th century B.C.
Conservation: Crack at 6 o'clock on the wing of 6/7 cm, visible chip on the back.

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NEVERS
Plate with contoured edge in earthenware with revolutionary polychrome decoration in the center of a dog and a cat facing each other on a mound framing the symbols of the three orders joined together by a ribbon surmounting the inscription "Pran garde au chat".
FRANCE, Nevers. Circa 1790/94.
Diameter: 23 cm.

Cf. C. Bonnet Faïences Révolutionnaires,  Collection Louis Heitschel, p. 94 n°88. Sylvain Druet/ Collection. Ménard, N° 528 p.326 - Sainte Menehould, juin 2019.

Les Droits de l'Homme - JM Bealu et Fils

NEVERS

Plate with contoured edge in Nevers earthenware with revolutionary polychrome decoration in the center in an oval reserve two hands joined, a sword and a cap of freedom with a blue glow from the hands, an open book with the inscription "Droits de l'Homm" is underneath. Two palms tied by a blue ribbon and a garland of stylized flowers surround the reserve.
Around 1789-1790. 18th century. Diameter: 22,8 cm.
This decor is inspired by a vignette used as a letterhead for administrative papers. It commemorates the Declaration of the Rights of Man and of the Citizen, a text adopted on August 26, 1789 and which became the preamble to the 1791 Constitution.
Cf. C. Bonnet, Faïence révolutionnaire, Collection Louis Heitschel page 70, n°19.
Sylvain Druet/ Collection. Ménard, n°241 p.177 with the decoration of the different wing - Sainte Menehould, June 2019.

la cocarde - JM Bealu et Fils - CRG revo

Nevers earthenware plate with revolutionary decoration in the center of a tricolor cockade. Vegetal frieze, braid on the wing.

Circa 1792. 18th century.
Diameter: 23 cm.
The cockade is a sign of recognition. Its wearing becomes obligatory for citizens by decree of the Legislative Assembly of July 12, 1792.
Cf. C. Bonnet, Faïence révolutionnaire, Collection Louis Heitschel page 68, n°14.
Sylvain Druet/ Collection. Ménard, n°136 p.125 - Sainte Menehould, June 2019

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NEVERS
Plate in earthenware of Nevers with polychrome decoration representing the ascencion of a hot-air balloon said "with the fallen hat". Balloon flight of Charles and Robert of December 1, 1783.

Painter's mark in blue on the back "V".

18th century.

Diameter : 22,8 cm

NEVERS

Earthenware plate with polychrome decoration historiated in full of King Picus repelling the advances of Circe in a landscape, a boar on the right. Inscriptions: Picus, Circe and the date 1737.

On the reverse, the inscription "Picpus put in piver by Circe, 6efable of the 14th".
FRANCE, Nevers, 18th century, 1737.
Diameter : 23 cm.
Reproduced by Jean Rosen, La faïence de Nevers 1585-1900, le XVIII, l'ère des manufactures, 2009.

NEVERS
Earthenware bowl with polychrome decoration of marriage representing Marie and Jacques.
Inscription " Marie Hulas and Jacques Tessié, 1780 ".
FRANCE, Nevers. 18th century.
Diameter : 28,9 cm

NEVERS
Large round dish in Nevers earthenware decorated in blue monochrome enhanced with manganese of a scene representing "the Adoration of the Magi" with on the ground, the representation of a moon eclipse. On the wing, flowers, foliage and insects in the "Persian" style. On the back, stylized motifs inspired by China.
Middle or second half of the 17th century. Diameter : 48 cm.
Crack and two pieces stuck on the wing between 9 and 11 o'clock.
Provenance : Weinberg collection. Exhibition : Musée des Arts Décoratifs, 1932, n°1050, Retrospective of Nivernais ceramics. Bibliography : reproduced in the Répertoire de la Faïence Française, plate 34A p.519, Paris 1932.

NEVERS
Large dog of Fö or lion dominating the world (with its right foot on a ball symbolizing the earth) in earthenware, decoration in blue monochrome.
FRANCE, Nevers, Middle or second half of the 17th century.
Length : 40 cm ; Width : 22 cm ; Height : 40,5 cm

NIDERVILLER,
Earthenware statuette representing a young woman playing the hurdy-gurdy standing on a base decorated with grass, polychrome decoration in the natural.
FRANCE, Niderviller. 18th century.
Height: 13,7 cm.

NIDERVILLER

A faience figure depicting a gardener woman with fruits in her apron, a watering can and a basket near her feet.

FRANCE, Niderviller.18th century.

Height. 22 cm.

PAVIA

Pavia earthenware dish with polychrome decoration in the center of a factory, trees and mountains on the right.
Branches on the reverse.
Late of 17th / Beginning of 18th century. Diameter : 25,7 cm.
See Elena Pelizzoni, Marica Forni "la Maiolica di Pavia ta Seicento ex Settecento" N°40 p.330 for an approaching piece, Museo del Castello Sforzesco di Milano, inv.1274, Ed. des amis du Musée 1997.

ROUEN
Rouen earthenware bowl, blue monochrome decoration in the center on the stoop of a mansion of a pruner disbudding an orange tree standing on a ladder, surrounded by a young girl on the right and another on the left collecting the leaves. In the distance, houses on hills. Wide band of mantling on a blue background frames the scene.
Inscription and date "Jacques Daussy" 1719. First half of the 18th century.
Height : 11 cm ; Diameter : 36,5 cm.

ROUEN

Plate with bent edge in Rouen earthenware with polychrome decoration in full of a Chinese carrying a flag called Chinese flag with standard, flowered rocks, pagoda and aquatic plants.
Manufacture of Pierre Paul Caussy, rocaille period.
Around 1750, middle of the 18th century.
Diameter: 25 cm.
Three shelling resumed at 1h, 6h and 10h.
See similar plate "L'art de la fayence des Caussy" by Christian de la Hubaudière and chantal Soudée Lacombe, p. 352, Ed. Lilou 2007.
Plate with identical decoration at the Musée de la céramique, Cité de la Céramique Sèvres, marked "Co" (MNCS 19232).

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ROUEN

Rouen earthenware bench with polychrome decoration called "five colors" of a large basket in bloom in the center and garlands of flowers, fruits and lambrequins on the fall. Handles with black dots on a yellow background.

Circa1740-45, 18th century.

Length: 41,5 cm ; Width : 28 cm.

Former Robert Damilaville and Lefebvre collection

ROUEN.
Pair of spherical earthenware vases decorated with blue and red monochrome decoration by many Chinese in the gardens of a palace.
FRANCE, Rouen, First third of the 18th century, around 1725.
Height: 17 cm. Diameter: 19 cm.
Old Jean Bloch collection, sale Paris, Palais Galliera, 2 December 1961 lot 82.

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SAINT-CLOUD or PARIS
Pair of earthenware cannon pots with blue monochrome decoration of a cartouche formed of flowering branches bearing the manganese inscription "Orvientan: P" for one and "V/ Epispast" for the other.
FRANCE: St cloud or Paris. Late 17th century.
Height: 24 cm.

STRASBOURG

Plate in faïence with fine quality low fired polychrome decoration of an off-centre bouquet of flowers composed of a rose and a tulip, flowers scattered on the edges.
Marked JH. Joseph Hannong period.
FRANCE, Strasbourg. 18th Century.
Diameter : 24.3 cm

STRASBOURG

Dish in faience with polychrome decoration of a chinese in the center and flowers around.
Joseph Hannong period, circa 1770.

FRANCE, Strasbourg, XVIII° century.
Marked « JH 600 ».
Diam. 25 cm.

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STRASBOURG
Large oval dish with silver edge in Strasbourg earthenware with polychrome decoration of bouquet of fine flowers.
Marked in blue of great fire "H/I08" and in manganese of small fire. 90."
Period of Joseph Hannong, circa 1760-65.
Length: 36 cm.

STRASBOURG

Faïence terrine covered in " baroc" with handles in rocailles, and its display unit.
Marked in blue under the display unit, PH for Paul Hannong.
FRANCE, Strasbourg. Circa 1754-1762.

18th Century.
Lengthof the display unit 38.5 cm
Width of the display unit 33 cm
Height of the terrine 22 cm
The display unit with polychrome decoration of fine individual flowers according to the engraving of Jean-baptiste Monnoyer about 1670-1680, large pink combed lines on the edges and a yellow line. The body is decorated with shells, combed and gadroons in relief. The heel is enamelled green. The lid is decorated with three butterflies and broad pink combed lines. The catch of the lid is in the shape of roses and foliages in relief.

STRASBOURG

Earthenware, polychrome decor fired in a slow oven.
Paul Hannong period,

FRANCE, Strasbourg. about 1750-1754.
Model by J.W. Lanz.
Height : 20 cm ; Width : 17.5 cm
Statuette of a hunter standing leaning against a tree trunk on a rectangular base, one leg in front of him, the other behind him, reposing on the gun that he is just about to raise to his shoulder. Green base, untreated tree, character dressed in green jacket, crimson breeches, tall white gaiters, green cap. Shard scarcely visible, white glaze.
Cf. Staatl. Museum, Kunstgewerbemuseum, Berlin, Scholss Charlottenburg im Besitz einesgauz ähulichen. Stückes Reiss-Museum Mamheim, inv n° IIC 1363.
Styles de france, objets et collections de 1610 à 1920. Paris

p. 145.
Dr Swoboda, cat. Reiss. Museum Mannheim 1966 n° 58, 59.
Jean-Daniel Ludmann, exhibition catalogue Faïence de Strasbourg janv-mars 1975, n° 208 p. 120, Ed. Strasbourg 1975.

VARAGES

Gourd in faïence with polychrome decoration in the imitation of the tissue.
FRANCE, Varages. Late 18th century.
Length: 22.5 cm.