Antique Nevers MONTAGNON CHAUFERRETTE, French Faience Book Hand Warmer, c. 1910

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Antique Nevers MONTAGNON CHAUFERRETTE, French Faience Book Hand Warmer, c. 1910
Antique Nevers MONTAGNON CHAUFERRETTE, French Faience Book Hand Warmer, c. 1910
Antique Nevers MONTAGNON CHAUFERRETTE, French Faience Book Hand Warmer, c. 1910
Antique Nevers MONTAGNON CHAUFERRETTE, French Faience Book Hand Warmer, c. 1910
Antique Nevers MONTAGNON CHAUFERRETTE, French Faience Book Hand Warmer, c. 1910
Antique Nevers MONTAGNON CHAUFERRETTE, French Faience Book Hand Warmer, c. 1910
Antique Nevers MONTAGNON CHAUFERRETTE, French Faience Book Hand Warmer, c. 1910
Antique Nevers MONTAGNON CHAUFERRETTE, French Faience Book Hand Warmer, c. 1910
Antique Nevers MONTAGNON CHAUFERRETTE, French Faience Book Hand Warmer, c. 1910
Antique Nevers MONTAGNON CHAUFERRETTE, French Faience Book Hand Warmer, c. 1910
Antique Nevers MONTAGNON CHAUFERRETTE, French Faience Book Hand Warmer, c. 1910
Antique Nevers MONTAGNON CHAUFERRETTE, French Faience Book Hand Warmer, c. 1910

Antique Nevers MONTAGNON CHAUFERRETTE, French Faience Book Hand Warmer, c. 1910
Antique Nevers MONTAGNON CHAUFERRETTE, French Faience Book Hand Warmer, c. This is a rare and unusual antique French Faience CHAUFERRETTE made in the Nevers region of France. The subject matter includes a pottery Hand Warmer in the shape of a Book, with a décor on the front cover of a cupid with outstretched arms reaching for a bird, next to a castle in the mountains, and Mon oie fait tout (My goose does everything); the cover is pierced. On the spine of the book is the name of the maker A. On the back cover a two geese, a plinth, a birdcage, the sun, and the moon and Quand cette oiseau chantera, mon amour finera (When this bird will sing, my love will end), and Je ni rentrerai jamais (I will never go back). There is a hole in the top for a cork. The modeling, decorating, and glaze are very well done with typical colors of Montagnon pottery: creamy white background decorated with bright dark blue, light blue, brilliant lemon yellow, iron red, and sage green. The mark is the mark of Gabriel MONTAGNON (1899- 1937). The estimated date is circa 1910. This French Faience Antique MONTAGNON CHAUFERRETTE is in very good condition. Condition status includes minimal normal wear and rubbing, glaze losses, firing flaws, crazing and fretting. Overall, this item is sound, having no other chips, cracks, or major defects, and having had no apparent repairs or restorations. Please see all photos which are a part of this description. Tall X 3.1 In. Wide X 1.0 In. This is Montagnon faience, fine country French art pottery. This style includes production techniques whereby tin glazes and decorations are applied and worked in stages upon a modeled terra cotta pottery form, and fired several times in a kiln. Please bookmark this work; Listing Category and List Price are subject to change. The item “Antique Nevers MONTAGNON CHAUFERRETTE, French Faience Book Hand Warmer, c. 1910″ is in sale since Wednesday, February 28, 2018. This item is in the category “Pottery & Glass\Pottery & China\Art Pottery\European Pottery\French”. The seller is “fleurman” and is located in West Palm Beach, Florida. This item can be shipped worldwide.
  • Primary Material: Faience Pottery
  • Original/ Reproduction: Original
  • Country/Region of Origin: France
  • Age: Circa 1910
  • Style: Country French
  • Original/Reproduction: Antique Original
  • Color: White, blue, yellow, red, & green
  • Main Color: Creamy white, blue, yellow, green, & red
  • Maker: Montagnon

Antique Nevers MONTAGNON CHAUFERRETTE, French Faience Book Hand Warmer, c. 1910

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