French faience sauce boat, Marsaille, c.1725

$570.00 AUD

French faience sauce boat, of squat boat shape with gadrooned exterior, with two very small loop handles to the sides, painted inside in blue with a broad scrolling foliage border and a central flowerhead. Attributed to Marsaille,


small rim chip repaired


10x16.5 cm


Ref. Fournier, Faience et Porcelaine de Marsaille, p24 for similar decoration, p56 for a similar sauceboat. This form is a distinctive French shape, made at numerous factories in the early 18th century.

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