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Antique Print of Faience. Pretty porcelain plate. Delaroque c1870

Antique Print of Faience. Pretty porcelain plate. Delaroque c1870

by Delaroque/Ris-Paquot

Antique lithograph of beautiful Faience assiette (plate) decorated in French Rayonnant style and dedicated to one of the King's guards, Nicolas du Parcq garde du Roy.

Original colour-printed lithograph by Ris-Paquot for "Histoire des Faiences de Rouen" (History of Faience from Rouen), illustrating the finest of Faience Porcelain, published in Paris circa 1870 by Eugene Delaroque.

Faience 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, was traditionally decorated by foliated patterns and floral designs of French style, or designs in imitation of the old Chinese and Japanese porcelain.

Image size is 275 x 195mm (11 x 7.75 inches)

Stock Number: apFPor14Price: $90.00

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