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This fantastic shape brings a beloved Breton theme to new levels. The decorative plate has eight corners and sixteen sides. The central display features a blonde haired Breton man walking through the flowered fields with cane to guide him. A checkered pattern, known as Croisille, is made of blue lines, green circles, and red crosses. It adds extra flair to a great Quimper piece. The back of the plate is marked. The decorative plate dates to c. 1930.
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.
D: 10 in (25.4 cm)
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French Faience Quimper Pottery Eight Cornered Breton Motif Decorative Plate
$300 USD SOLD
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