Fives-Lille Majolica Artichoke/Asparagus Plate -SOLD

SOLD

A French Majolica plate made by Five-Lille, c. 1880-1900. This piece is for serving both Artichokes or Asparagus & shows images of both with parts of their plants. Glazing of greens and blues on a white ground, with a hint of lavender on the spear heads of the asparagus and the thistle-like head of the artichoke plant. The shaped rim conforms to the leaves, there is a deep sauce well.

Book Reference: “Artichauts et Asperges en Barbotine” by Maryse Bottero   p.89

Excellent condition, light overall crazing.

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