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Plates with decoration from the Fables of de la Fontaine

ca. 1820
19th c
8 3/4 in. (22.23 cm)

French faience, Montereau, France, French, (active 18th Century–20th Century)

Object Type: Ceramic
Creation Place: Europe, France, Ile-de-France
Medium and Support: Faience
Credit Line: Gift of the Marie W. Forrest Trust
Accession Number: 2006.61.a.b.c.d
a- Plate- Diam: 8 3/4 inches
b- Plate- Diam: 8 3/4 inches
c- Plate- Diam: 8 3/4 inches
d- Plate- Diam: 8 3/4 inches

Commentary
Set of four yellow glazed earthenware plates in the fairy tales series (Fables of Fontaine): Les Souhaits Ridicules (Foolish Wishes), Le Barbe Bleue (Blue Beard), Peau D'Ane (The Donkey Skin), and Le Petit Chaperon Rouge (Little Red Riding Hood). All black transfer printed with a running fruiting grapevine border.

Object Description
Functional Faience plates

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Dimensions
  • See Display Comment Dimensions: 8 3/4 in. (22.23 cm)

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