This is a fantastic piece of faience pottery by Gien of France and a very rare find. They have started out with a wonderful deep brick red or burgundy background inside and out on this piece. Covering the ground color is a golden etched transfer of flowers, swirls and geometric designs. They have then added white and turquoise flowers in raised enamel over the golden transfers. This piece is a must have for any faience or majolica collector. The pictures give a brassy look to the gold but when actually seeing the piece the gold is much more subdued. The piece is in excellent condition with only a minor flea bite to the rim.
Note: The light color areas seen on the handle are NOT missing paint. This is sponge gold which is reflecting off the flash.
Backstamp: Gold Gien Stamp Letter GIEN over each other
Measures: 8" H x 4 ¼" W
Please visit Timber Hills Antique Shop on Ruby Lane for different and unique items. Items added on a regular basis!!!
Beautiful Fine Living Accents for your Home. Welcome to our Home. Welcome to Timber Hills Antiques.
"Unique and large" best describes the vast selection of items at Timber Hills Antiques. Remember, FREE shipping in the USA.