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French Quimper Pottery Breton Motif Wall Hanging Miniature Fire Bellows
This adorable wall hanging fixture is shaped in the form of a fire bellows. It was meant to hold flowers. A diamond pattern covers the outside in classic Quimper blue, red, and white. The front of the bellows depicts a Breton woman carrying some flowers through the French countryside. It is marked on the bottom.
The tin-glazed hand painted French faience known as Quimper Pottery (pronounced “cam-pair” has been manufactured in Quimper, a town in Brittany, France, for over 300 years. Although the area has been associated with pottery as far back as the Gallo-Roman era, Jean Baptiste Bousquet is credited with being the founder of Quimper Pottery. Bousquet built his kilns in the vicinity in 1685 and was given a royal manufacturing license by King Louis XIV. Since that time, Quimper has been highly collectible and is known around the world for its French countryside style of pottery.
L: 5 in (12.7 cm)
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