In faïence (tin-glazed earthenware) with ribbed bodies decorated in red and blue with swags of flowers and lambrequins,
the top and base encircled with a cobalt blue line with shell handles. Rouen, France Circa 1785
During the first half of the eighteenth century, Rouen on the river Seine in Normandy, northern France was a major centre of faience production in Europe
with up to fourteen manufactories operating simultaneously.
The city’s production of faience was initially influenced by the fashionable monochrome blue decoration developed in Nevers and Delft, it is typified by
borders imitating embroidery, called lambrequins.
HEIGHT: 17cm (6¾")
WIDH: 27.5cm (10¾")
DEPTH: 22.5cm (8¾")
INNER DIAMETER: 19cm (7½")