Beautiful French majolica barbotine Fives Lille cabinet plate with three dimensional pears. Reverse has four factory made perforations from which to pass a cord or wire for display purposes. It has incised numbers on the back 155. The Faïencerie Fives Lille was founded c. 1862 by Antoine Gustave De Bruyn (1838-1916) who came from a long line of Belgian potters and settled in Lille, France. In very good used condition with crazing and minor imperfections typical of this kind of pottery. Shipped fully insured with tracking number.
Measurements: 9" (23 cm) diameter reverse plate and 8.25"(21 cm) diameter front of plate approximately.