2 June 2009
A ROUEN FAIENCE ARMORIAL CHARGER
EARLY 18TH CENTURY
Painted in blue and iron-red, the centre with a crowned accollée coat of arms with lion rampant and ram supporters, within a border of bacchic masks enclosed by scrollwork, the rim with a lambrequin border, pierced for suspension (cracked, some flaking to glaze around rim)
21 1/8 in. (53.6 cm.) diam.
With Vandermeersch, Paris.
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See also Chompret et al., Répertoire de la Faience Française (Paris, 1935), Vol. III, pl. 15A for a charger with an identical coat of arms.
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