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
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)