A very rare set of early 19th century French plates. White tin glazed Faience with pale green enamel decoration. The decoration is the crest of Napolean Bonaparte. An eagle clutching lightning bolts adorned with a crown. Each plate has a finely painted shell edge rim. This style edge was popularized on pottery In England during the last half of the 18th century. Wedgwood is believed to be the first British potter to use this edge on his creamware and pearlware pieces. The design was so popular that it quickly spread to all of Europe. These plates are a refined earthenware with the liquid tin glaze that was popular in early Dutch and English delft pieces. Likely made ca 1815 in the Les Islettes region of eastern France. Just before the collapse of the Napoleanic empire. Great rare historical pottery. Each plate with a painted CH mark. Rougly 9 3/4 in diameter. A few minor flakes and foot wear from age. No cracks or sizeable chips. The item “Rare Set Of 4 French Napoleanic Tin Glaze Pottery Faience Plates” is in sale since Friday, May 17, 2019. This item is in the category “Antiques\Decorative Arts\Ceramics & Porcelain\Plates & Chargers”. The seller is “eugenia1805″ and is located in Rocky Ridge, Maryland. This item can be shipped to United States, Canada, United Kingdom, Denmark, Romania, Slovakia, Bulgaria, Czech republic, Finland, Hungary, Latvia, Lithuania, Malta, Estonia, Australia, Greece, Portugal, Cyprus, Slovenia, Japan, China, Sweden, South Korea, Indonesia, Taiwan, South africa, Thailand, Belgium, France, Hong Kong, Ireland, Netherlands, Poland, Spain, Italy, Germany, Austria, Bahamas, Israel, Mexico, New Zealand, Singapore, Switzerland, Norway, Saudi arabia, Ukraine, United arab emirates, Qatar, Kuwait, Bahrain, Croatia, Malaysia, Brazil, Chile, Colombia, Costa rica, Panama, Trinidad and tobago, Guatemala, Honduras, Jamaica, Barbados, Bermuda, Egypt, Luxembourg, Peru, Viet nam, Uruguay.
- Style: French