antique prints, maps and watercolors

(French Ceramics) Andre Pottier. Historie de la Faience de Rouoen. Roouen: Le Brument, 1870. $125.00

click for detailed image PottierRosace2VLG.JPG

Pl. XXXIV. "Assiette a Rosace Centrale Assiette a Rosace Centrale"

Andre Pottier (1799-1867) was a conservator, ceramicist and a French historian. He was born in Rouen where he expanded the Museum of Antiquities formed to showcase the collection of Rouen faience he had formed. He was particularly interested in Norman antiquities. A beautiful plate with armorial designs upon a white and ocre background.

12 ¾ x 9 ¾ inches, sheet.
Light overall patina.