French Desvres Georges Martel Signed Faience Armorial Plate / Tray Carcassonne - 1920's or later, France

Charming French faience low bowl / plate / tray with reticulated lower border profusely decorated with rocaille motif, florals and a center shield with a lamb. It is marked on the underside Cite de la Carcassonne, signed GM, and numbered (apparently 1468 6). GM are the initials of Georges Martel, active in the 1900-1942 period after he purchased Desvres' Gaetan Level's factory in the Rue du Pont des Chaux. Cite de la Carcassone is a medieval fortress, the largest in Europe, located in western France overlooking ancient routes that linked the Iberian peninsula with the rest of Europe and the Mediterranean with the Atlantic Ocean. In good used condition with imperfections typical of faience including small losses around edge and hairline as shown. Shipped fully insured with tracking number.

Measurements: 8.75" wide by 7.75" tall by 1.5" deep approximately.

Item ID: 2115

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