You are looking at an EXCEPTIONAL EARLY QUIMPER FAIENCE JARDINIERE dating around the 1870’s. It is of MUSEUM quality. This particular example was manufactured by ” La Grande Maison La Hubaudiere ” in Quimper , France. It is a heavy and large imposing work of art: 14″3/8 L x 8″1/2 W X 45/8 H. Signed ” HB ” ONLY, without the the word ” Quimper “. A Quimper piece signed ” HB Quimper ” would indicate a later issue. The 19th Century HB only pieces are easy to spot for advanced collectors. Delicate brush strokes, beautiful quaint color palette, some inconspicuous craze lines, soft radiance of the glaze, motion in the clothing and naive pleasant facial renditions of the subjects, all are unique to the early examples and contribute hand-in-hand to their appeal. Each medallion displays a charming a rural scene of peaceful instants of Breton people’s daily life. This jardiniere is in pristine condition: not a single flaw, everything is perfect. Please look carefully at the numerous pictures which are part of the description. Due to the fragile nature of faience and particularly because of the extraordinary pristine condition of this superb Antique HB jardiniere this is. The item “RARE ANTIQUE FRENCH QUIMPER MAJOLICA FAIENCE JARDINIERE! MARKED HB ONLY, 19TH C” is in sale since Wednesday, August 14, 2019. This item is in the category “Pottery & Glass\Pottery & China\Art Pottery\Quimper”. The seller is “bugeyeguy” and is located in White Plains, New York. This item can be shipped to United States.
- Country/Region of Origin: France
- Style: Empire
- Material: Faience/Pottery
- Original/Reproduction: Antique Original
- Object Type: Jardiniere
- Color: Multi-Color