French Quimper Pottery Rococo Style Breton Motif Footed Double Inkwell InkstandFrench Quimper Pottery Rococo Style Breton Motif Footed Double Inkwell InkstandFrench Quimper Pottery Rococo Style Breton Motif Footed Double Inkwell InkstandFrench Quimper Pottery Rococo Style Breton Motif Footed Double Inkwell InkstandFrench Quimper Pottery Rococo Style Breton Motif Footed Double Inkwell InkstandFrench Quimper Pottery Rococo Style Breton Motif Footed Double Inkwell InkstandFrench Quimper Pottery Rococo Style Breton Motif Footed Double Inkwell InkstandFrench Quimper Pottery Rococo Style Breton Motif Footed Double Inkwell InkstandFrench Quimper Pottery Rococo Style Breton Motif Footed Double Inkwell Inkstand

This stunning inkstand contains housing for two inkwells and dates to c. 1930. The colors are classic Quimper – with blues and yellows dancing on a white background. The front of the piece shows a Breton man. Ornate rounded green and blue laurels give the stand a beveled shape in a rococo style.

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: 13 3/8 in (34 cm)

W: 5 1/8 in (13 cm)

H: 7 in (17.5 cm)

Item ID: Q332

French Quimper Pottery Rococo Style Breton Motif Footed Double Inkwell Inkstand

$750 USD

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