Faience Porcelain Fountain Antique Print. Fontaine d'Applique. Delaroque c1870.
Faience de Rouen. Fountain of Porcelain in 4 colours, with spout of yellow.
Original lithograph by Ris-Paquot in Amiens, for "Histoire des Faiences de Rouen", illustrating the finest of Faience Porcelain, published in Paris circa 1870 by Eugene Delaroque.
Faience porcelain was the first 'soft' porcelain created in Europe early in the 18th century by Louis Poterat, sieur de Saint-Etienne, a potter of Rouen in France. This beautiful soft coloured, warm milky white translucent earthenware, is traditionally decorated by foliated patterns and floral designs of typical French style, or ornamented by coloured designs in imitation of the old Chinese and Japanese porcelain.
Image size: 275 x 195mm (11 x 7.75 inches)
Stock Number: appF9Price: $99.00