20th Century French Painted Barbotine Two-Piece Asparagus Dish from Luneville
Dress up your dining room table or kitchen counter with this fine colorful hand painted Majolica asparagus dish. Sculpted in France, circa 1920, the two-piece set has a bottom platter with high relief asparagus and artichoke motifs, and a rounded scalloped cradle shaped as white and green asparagus. The piece is in excellent condition and beautifully hand painted in a palette of white and green pastel shades. Luneville Faience is one of the most famous French pottery manufacturers; it has been located in Lunéville, Lorraine, France since 1730. The first factory, established by Jacques Chambrette in 1723, became the Manufacture Royale du Roi de Pologne (“Royal Factory of the King of Poland”) in 1749, when the exiled king Stanislaw I (Louis XV’s father-in-law) became duke of Lorraine and settled in the town. Measures: 14″ W x 10.75″ D x 4″ H.
|Dimensions||14" W x 10.75" D x 4" H|
Early 20th Century