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French, 18th Century, Soupière en Faïence from Marseille (c. 1765 france)

Artist

VEUVE PERRIN FACTORY (founded c.1765)

Country of Origin

france

Dated

c. 1765

Medium

ceramic

Dimensions

15.00cm wide   14.00cm high   12.25cm deep
(5.91 inches wide  5.51 inches high  4.82 inches deep)


Provenance

Private Collection, Tours, France

Description / Expertise

A fine and rare example of a French, 18th century, soupière en faïence (two-handle, faïence soup tureen with lid) from Marseille with a rich, finely painted polychrome decoration of flowers and insects on a rocaille form. Red fish and shellfish surmount a domed cover. Two handles with shells and four scroll feet support the bowl.