Gien - Set of Six French Vintage Decorative Plates Putti Cherub and Angels - Renaissance - Ceramic

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Gien - Set of Six French Vintage Decorative Plates Putti Cherub and Angels - Renaissance - Ceramic
France - 1960-1970

Gien - Set of Six French Vintage Decorative Plates Putti Cherub and Angels.

The beautiful vibrant plates are 22cm in diameter.

The plates have two different makers marks some from 1938-1960 and some from 1960-1971.

All matching - some minor color variation on the outer bands.

There is a matching platter also available subject to unsold

Amongst the many faience manufacturers in the 19th century, the reputation of the Gien manufacturers is equal to those of the factories of Creil-Monterau, Longwy, Sarreguemines or Bordeaux.

The faience manufacturers in Gien fully grasped the art of imitation and produced copies of old objects at a reasonable price. Moreover, employing talented ornamental painters, unique pieces were created. They applied both new decorations and decorations inspired by those from previous centuries, inspired by other European manufacturers or from those originating from the Far East.

In 1821 Thomas Edme Hulm, also called "Hall", wound up his factory in Montereau which had been run by his family since 1774 and bought the ground and buildings of the old convent of Minimes to start a new factory where he started producing faience using the English method.

At first he aimed at producing crockery, later he started producing dinner services, decorative pieces and dinner services embellished with family arms. The production of oil lamps was another typical specialty of Gien. The faience manufacturers of Gien have further developed the technique of emaux cloisonn, which originates from Longwy, in 1870.

In 1821 Thomas Edme Hulm, also called "Hall", wound up his factory in Montereau which had been run by his family since 1774 and bought the ground and buildings of the old convent of Minimes to start a new factory where he started producing faience using the English method.

At first he aimed at producing crockery, later he started producing dinner services, decorative pieces and dinner services embellished with family arms. The production of oil lamps was another typical specialty of Gien. The faience manufacturers of Gien have further developed the technique of emaux cloisonn, which originates from Longwy, in 1870.

Lot details
Object
Set of Six French Vintage Decorative Plates Putti Cherub and Angels
Material
Ceramic
Manufacturer/ Brand
Gien
Style
Renaissance
Estimated Period
1960-1970
Country of Origin
France
Condition
Excellent condition - barely used with minimal signs of aging & wear
Dimensions
1×22×22 cm
Weight
2250 g
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