DESVRES WEE CAT DOUBLE SALT CHARLES FOURMAINTRAUX Antique French Faience c1905

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DESVRES WEE CAT DOUBLE SALT CHARLES FOURMAINTRAUX Antique French Faience c1905
DESVRES WEE CAT DOUBLE SALT CHARLES FOURMAINTRAUX Antique French Faience c1905
DESVRES WEE CAT DOUBLE SALT CHARLES FOURMAINTRAUX Antique French Faience c1905
DESVRES WEE CAT DOUBLE SALT CHARLES FOURMAINTRAUX Antique French Faience c1905
DESVRES WEE CAT DOUBLE SALT CHARLES FOURMAINTRAUX Antique French Faience c1905
DESVRES WEE CAT DOUBLE SALT CHARLES FOURMAINTRAUX Antique French Faience c1905
DESVRES WEE CAT DOUBLE SALT CHARLES FOURMAINTRAUX Antique French Faience c1905
DESVRES WEE CAT DOUBLE SALT CHARLES FOURMAINTRAUX Antique French Faience c1905
DESVRES WEE CAT DOUBLE SALT CHARLES FOURMAINTRAUX Antique French Faience c1905
DESVRES WEE CAT DOUBLE SALT CHARLES FOURMAINTRAUX Antique French Faience c1905
DESVRES WEE CAT DOUBLE SALT CHARLES FOURMAINTRAUX Antique French Faience c1905
DESVRES WEE CAT DOUBLE SALT CHARLES FOURMAINTRAUX Antique French Faience c1905

DESVRES WEE CAT DOUBLE SALT CHARLES FOURMAINTRAUX Antique French Faience c1905
FOURMAINTRAUX Antique French Faience c1. This rare and whimsical DESVRES WEE CAT DOUBLE SALT CHARLES FOURMAINTRAUX. Includes a seated upright WEE CAT with an expressive face. Is decorated with a floral patterned décor; he is seated upright, flanked by of two oval baskets. Has a bottom underside which is glazed; with rim unglazed in the clay typical of the Desvres region. Has makers marks on the underside: markings in a manganese glaze of F E , 38 , 892, and FRANCE. These are early marks of Charles and Francois Fourmaintraux, old and original French Art Pottery, made at the Fourmaintraux Factory in the Desvres region of France from 1 900 to 190 5. The modeling, decorating, and glaze are well done with typical colors of Desvres pottery: creamy bluish white background decorated with dark blue, cornflower blue, green, yellow, iron red, and manganese. The estimated date is circa 1 905. Dimensions (in inches): 2.8 Tall X 3.7 Wide X 3.7 Deep. Weight: 4.3 Oz. This French Antique DESVRES WEE CAT DOUBLE SALT CHARLES FOURMAINTRAUX is in very good condition. C ondition status includes minimal normal wear and rubbing, glaze losses, firing flaws, crazing and fretting. Overall, this work is sound, having no chips, cracks, or major defects, and having had no apparent repairs or restorations. Please see all photos which are a part of this description. 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 note; photos have been taken in indirect sunlight; therefore, reflections and lighting spots may appear, but do not necessarily indicate defects. 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 WEE CAT DOUBLE SALT CHARLES FOURMAINTRAUX Antique French Faience c1905″ is in sale since Friday, August 14, 2020. 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.
  • Country/Region of Origin: Desvres
  • Primary Material: Faience Pottery
  • Dimensions: 2.8 Tall X 3.7 Wide X 3.7 Deep
  • Country/Region of Manufacture: France
  • Style: Desvres
  • Material: Pottery
  • Original/Reproduction: Antique Original
  • Original/ Reproduction: Original
  • Date: circa 1905
  • Featured Refinements: Faience Pottery
  • Weight: 4.3 Oz.
  • Maker: Charles and Francois Fourmaintraux
  • Object Type: Figurine
  • Color: Bluish white, blue, green, yellow, & iron red

DESVRES WEE CAT DOUBLE SALT CHARLES FOURMAINTRAUX Antique French Faience c1905

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