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19th Century French Faience Planter

France  –  Circa 1860

HEIGHT:     7.5 in. (19 cm)
WIDTH:     19 in. (48 cm)
DEPTH:     10 in. (25 cm)

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This Jardiniere has a wonderful shape and hand painting decor of flowers and foliage in Blue, Orange and Brown dominating colors with magnificent side handles.
As a sign of great quality, the inside top inch is also decorated with a colorful motif which shows of even when the Jardiniere is filled with mould and flowers or plants.
Marked (underneath) by the Manufacturer with two capital F and number 1054(model #). These letters are for made by Fourmaintreaux Freres (in Desvres,Medieval city North of France) between 1850 and 1880.

OF THE PERIOD:     Napoleon III
COUNTRY:     France
DATE OF MANUFACTURE:     1860
MATERIALS:     Faience, Hand Painted
WEAR:     Wear consistent with age and use
HEIGHT:     7.5 in. (19 cm)
WIDTH:     19 in. (48 cm)
DEPTH:     10 in. (25 cm)