antique French faience majolica barbotine raised moulded plate with children on a seesaw

$43.61

Shipping to United States: $43.61

Antique Majolica or French faience plate in moulded design featuring children playing on a seesaw, ans a windmill in the background.
The reverse of the plate has a smudged green painted G mark possibly for the maker or factory although I have not been able to trace it, it may be for Gien.
The item is most likely from the Nineteenth Century, and is probably French in origin although the windmill might indicate the low countries.
The glaze has some slight crackling, the design is raised and painted in underglaze colours of purple, brown, blue and green on a pale stone ground. There is an attractive floral border which is reminiscent of art nouveau which may date this item to the last years of the nineteenth century.
Size of this item approx 20cm diameter and 4cm deep.


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