French faience.

by Jeanne Giacomotti in Universe Books

Written in English
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Edition Notes

Bibliography: p. 258.

Statement[Translated by Diana Imber.
SeriesThe Universe library of antique art
LC ClassificationsNK4305 .G513 1963
The Physical Object
Pagination266 p.
Number of Pages266
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL5885983M
LC Control Number63018339

Frick to Feature French Faience This fall an exhibition at The Frick Collection will debut an important promised gift of French faience from the holdings of Sidney R. Knafel, who, over a fifty-year period, developed one of the world’s finest and most comprehensive such private collections in the world. The seventy-five objects included in the gift will be shown in the Frick’s. The book French Faience by Millicent S. Mali dates this mark to Bowl is about 17” (43 cm) in diameter. Piece is almost 14" (35 cm) tall. White spots are flash or sunlight glare. One of the satyrs has a repair to his arm (shown). I am not aware of any other repairs. There are the usual small edge chips, glaze skips and the like. Wonderful French Faience Plate ~ Hunting Scenes~ #5 from Series Medailles d'Or Questions de Mr. Crakfort ~ Hautin & Boulanger choisy le roi France . other french faience Gourde, /2” long, /2” across, /4” thick. A rare find in every way: these flasks were used for water or wine and were often given to a young man on his birthday, when he was about to go off to do his military service (so the motifs were generally less feminine than this portrait of a lady spinner).

  Book title: A History and Description of the Old French Faience. Author: M. L. Solon. Published: London, Image: Henri II ware or Saint-Porchaire faience candlestick. Source: Lewisham Reference Library. Brief description: A guide to Old French Faience pottery, including vibrant colour : Technology and provenancing of French faience. Technol ogy and Provenancing of French faience. anci ent text book s an d arc hive s of the 18 t h and 1 9 th cent : Marino Maggetti. The handpainted French faience known as Quimper (pronounced kam-pair) dates back to It is earthenware fired with a tin-based glaze. The pottery takes it name from the town of Quimper, located in northwestern France, where potter Jean-Baptiste Bousquet built his kilns. A history and description of the old French faïence, with an account of the revival of faïence painting in France Solon, Luis Marc Emmanuel ; Burton, William Cassell and Co., ltd, Cited by: 2.

Faience definition: tin-glazed earthenware | Meaning, pronunciation, translations and examples. Paris Faience and Porcelain 18th and 19th centuries, by R. de Plinval de Guillebon, Ed. Faton, 9 inches x 12 inches (23 cm x 30 cm), hardcover book with box with full color pages. This hardcover book with full color pages and over illustrations presents the French faience and porcelain at the 18th century and the 19th century. I am selling this Third Edition Quimper pottery reference book by THE expert Sandra V. Bond hubs. This book is a hardback edition. The book is in used condition although overall in great condition with clear printing and pictures. I collected Quimper pottery for many years when I lived in Europe and this was one of my “go-to” reference. A faience figurine of a lady reading a book made by one of the French faience makers in the 18th century. It is hand painted very simply and elegantly. The figure has good detail as can be expected from a quality maker of this period. The piece is in good [ ].

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French Faience: Three Century Legacy of Tin Glaze Pottery. Long before Europeans discovered the secret of making true porcelain, they began producing wares that emulated the exquisite blue and white products imported from Japan.

Majolica, delft, and faience are really names for similar ceramic products. French Book: La Faïence de Quimper (ceramics,pott ery,vase,figur ine,statue) Sign in to check out Check out as guest. Gorgeous French QUIMPER faience pottery Bagpipe Wall Vase marked.

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Knafel is simultaneously a rich, physical archive of French faience, but also an exceptional demonstration of collector commitment and contemporary connoisseurship Author: Clayton Press. The Blue Faience Hippopotamus is a fabulous start. Read more. 4 people found this helpful.

Helpful. Comment Report abuse. Petitechatte. out French faience. book 5 stars Lovely story, beautiful illustrations. Reviewed in the United States on Aug Verified Purchase/5(16). • The most important collection of Ceramics in America • Published to accompany an exhibition at the Frick Museum The Sidney R.

Knafel Collection of French Faïence features a broad collection of over pieces of grand feu (high fired) French faïence principally from the factories of Nevers, Rouen, Marseilles, Moustiers, Moulins, and Lyon, ranging from to Author: Sidney Knafel.

The city of Rouen, Normandy has been a centre for the production of faience or tin-glazed earthenware pottery, since at least the s. Unlike Nevers faience, where the earliest potters were immigrants from Italy, who at first continued to make wares in Italian maiolica styles with Italian methods, Rouen faience was essentially French in inspiration, though later influenced.

Genre/Form: History: Additional Physical Format: Online version: Lane, Arthur, French faïence. New York, Praeger [] (OCoLC) French faience. London, Faber and Faber [] (OCoLC) Document Type: Book, Archival Material: All Authors / Contributors: Arthur Lane.

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Faience definition is - earthenware decorated with opaque colored glazes. Catalogue of Continental Pottery comprising Proskau and other German faience, Dutch Delft, French faience and Italian Maiolica also Continental Porcelain including SÃ vres and other French porcelain, German porcelain from the minor factories and Meissen porcelain which will be sold by auction.

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also faïence n. Earthenware decorated with colorful opaque glazes. The name faience is probably derived from the French rendering of Faenza, a city that was an outstanding Italian centre of majolica production during the Renaissance.

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“Masterpieces of French Faience” was organized by the Frick’s curator of decorative arts, Charlotte Vignon, who brings special insight to her task. A Sorbonne-educated scholar of Eighteenth Century French decorative arts, Vignon was named a Chevalier of the Order of Arts and Letters by the French government in ANTIQUE FRENCH FAIENCE Book Hand Warmer or Flask - $ Up for sale is a 2 7/8" long x 2 1/8" wide x 3/4" thick.

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