A 19th century French Gien faience cachepot and platter. Hand-painted in yellow, green and blue and brown on a dark ground. Renaissance style imagery includes a central medallion with a cupid and crown, allegory motifs, griffins and satyrs. Decorative double border around the rim and sculptural blue satyr heads as handles on the sides. Gien marks on underside. Circa 1870. The Faïencerie de Gien is a ceramic factory in the Loire Valley, founded in 1821.
Cache pot: 8"H x 10" Diameter. 11.5"W including the handles. Weight: 6.5 lbs.
Platter: 13.5" Diameter. Weight: 3.4 lbs.
19th Century French Gien Faience Cachepot and Platter