20th Century French Hand Painted Ceramic Barbotine Asparagus Dish from Salins
Dress up your dining room table or kitchen counter with this fine colorful hand painted Majolica asparagus dish. Sculpted in Salins, France, circa 1940, the platter with side handles features a craddle dish shaped as asparagus sited on a scalloped bottom plate with inside foliate decor. The piece is beautifully hand painted in a palette of pale blue, yellow and green shades. The decorative dish is in excellent condition with rich colors. Markings on the bottom. The Faiencerie de Salins was established in 1857 in Salins-les-Bains in Lorraine, near the border with Switzerland; site of an old Capuchin convent with its surrounding premises originally, it was converted to a faience pottery production. Salins was awarded a silver medal at the Paris Universal Exposition in 1889 and a gold medal at the Paris International Exhibition of Decorative Arts in 1912. The bulk of Salins majolica production consisted of artichoke and asparagus plates, platters and cradles. Pieces were generally well modeled and glazed. Measures: 16.5″ W x 9.25″ D x 2.5″ H.
|Dimensions||16.5" W x 9.25" D x 2.5" H|
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