Charming set of four ( 4 ) Napoleon scene decorated Sarreguemines faience plates in green and black transferware on an off-white ground. They are marked on the underside with a green Sarreguemines mark. Inscriptions on the plates read as follows:
SOLDATS, S'IL EN EST UN PARMI VOUS QUI VEUT TUER SON EMPERUR, LE VOICE! (1815)
(Soldiers, if there is one of you that wants to kill his Emperor, voice it!)
SOLDATS NE POUVANT VOUS EMBRASSER TOUS. J'EMBRASSE VOTRE GENERAL, VENEZ Gal. PETIT (1814)
(Soldiers I can't embrace you all. I embrace your General, come General Petit)
SOLDATS! DU HAUT DES PYRAMIDES 40 SIECLES VOUS CONTEMPLENT! (1795)
(Soldiers! From the height of the pyramids 40 centuries contemplate you.)
HONNEUR AU COURAGE MALHEUREUX! (1800)
(Honor to courage unfortunate!)
All plates in very good used condition with minor imperfections from the time of manufacture as shown. Shipped fully insured with tracking number.
Measurements: 7 1/2" (19.2 cm) diameter approximately.
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