Desvres ROUEN VIOLIN & STAND Antique French Faience II Geo Martel 11.6 in. C1920

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Desvres ROUEN VIOLIN & STAND Antique French Faience II Geo Martel 11.6 in. C1920
Desvres ROUEN VIOLIN & STAND Antique French Faience II Geo Martel 11.6 in. C1920
Desvres ROUEN VIOLIN & STAND Antique French Faience II Geo Martel 11.6 in. C1920
Desvres ROUEN VIOLIN & STAND Antique French Faience II Geo Martel 11.6 in. C1920
Desvres ROUEN VIOLIN & STAND Antique French Faience II Geo Martel 11.6 in. C1920
Desvres ROUEN VIOLIN & STAND Antique French Faience II Geo Martel 11.6 in. C1920
Desvres ROUEN VIOLIN & STAND Antique French Faience II Geo Martel 11.6 in. C1920
Desvres ROUEN VIOLIN & STAND Antique French Faience II Geo Martel 11.6 in. C1920
Desvres ROUEN VIOLIN & STAND Antique French Faience II Geo Martel 11.6 in. C1920

Desvres ROUEN VIOLIN & STAND Antique French Faience II Geo Martel 11.6 in. C1920
Small ROUEN VIOLIN & STAND Geo Martel , Antique French Faience I I, 1 1.6 in. This Small Rouen French Faience Desvres VIOLIN & STAND. Is a beautifully made figural VIOLIN, with a matching stylized STAND fitted to the violin to hold it upright. Has a traditional violin body, bridge, tailpiece, neck, scroll with three pegs; there are two glazed loops, one on the back of the neck, and one on the right side, where the Violin can be hung by a cord. Is modeled in deep relief; the hand painting, décor and glaze are very well done. Is decorated with stylized accents, and a typical color palette of Desvres, including a creamy white background decorated with blue, green, and yellow. The Violin is marked on the back base in black with the mark of a stylized Coat of Arms, DECOR ROUEN FAIT MAIN, and a paper label: Collection Geo Martel, Faience HIERVILLE. The Base is marked on the underside base in black with the mark of DECOR ROUEN FAIT MAIN; the Base is glazed; the rimfoot is unglazed. The estimated date is c. This Small Antique ROUEN French Faience VIOLIN & STAND is in good condition. It is noted that one of the tuning pegs has been broken off, and the round outer portion of that peg is missing. It is the top peg on the upper right next to the scroll. Status includes minimal normal wear and rubbing, typical crazing, minor glaze losses, firing flaws, and fretting. Overall, this work is sound, having no chips, cracks, or major defects, and having had no apparent repairs or restorations. This is Desvres style 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. It is noted that French Faience is not inherently “perfect” – larger pieces were still hand made in this era and as such have marks like little dents in the pottery which are glazed over. This isn’t damage- this is part of the history of old pottery and how it was made. Please see all photos which are a part of this description. Please note; photos have been taken in indirect sunlight; therefore, reflections and lighting spots may appear, but do not necessarily indicate defects. Dimensions (Violin): 11.6 In. Tall X 3.6 In. Wide X 2.0 In. Dimensions (Base): 3.5 In. Tall X 4.9 In. Wide X 2.9 In. Weight (Total): 12.1 Oz. Desvres French Faience, interested to sell one at a time, or as a group in a collection. Please bookmark this work; Listing Category and List Price are subject to change. The age quoted is an estimate based on form, design, research, and Sellers collecting experience. If you see something wrong in a listing, please send me a message and let me know and I will address the situation accordingly. The item “Desvres ROUEN VIOLIN & STAND Antique French Faience II Geo Martel 11.6 in. C1920″ is in sale since Tuesday, February 23, 2021. 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.
  • Original/ Reproduction: Original
  • Country/Region of Origin: France
  • Age: Circa 1920
  • Country/Region of Manufacture: France
  • Style: Desvres
  • Material: Pottery
  • Original/Reproduction: Antique Original
  • Primary Material: Faience Pottery
  • Weight: (Total): 12.1 Oz.
  • Dimensions: (Violin): 11.6 In. Tall X 3.6 In. Wide X 2.0 In. D
  • Maker: Geo Martel, DECOR ROUEN, FAIT MAIN
  • Featured Refinements: Faience Pottery
  • Object Type: Violin & Stand
  • Color: White, blue, green, & yellow

Desvres ROUEN VIOLIN & STAND Antique French Faience II Geo Martel 11.6 in. C1920

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