1880's Antique French Choisy-Le-Roi Majolica Pottery Strawberry Plate

  • £45.00


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Located in the Val-de-Marne department in the southeastern suburbs of Paris, France, Choisy-Le-Roi was a historical center for majolica. The Val-de-Marne area named after the Marne River, seated in the Île-de-France region, southeast of the beautiful city of Paris. Choisy sits on the river Seine.

Tin glazed faience majolica pottery was first produced in the early 1800's in Choisy-le-Roi by Louis Boulenger in the 1830's. Later, his son Hippolyte Boulenger took on the business in 1863. Not always marked, when it is, the mark are stamped Choisy le Roi or simply Choisy. The letters HB are often present, for Mr. Hippolyte Boulenger.

This is a luscious relief fruit majolica piece in fresh green, with a turquoise reverse and clear HB mark. It features a beautiful relief spray of fresh strawberries. Aestheticism in design, which is also known as the Aesthetic Movement, it was made during the 1880's Victorian era.

It measures 7.5 inches in diameter and was found in Devon, England. A beautiful piece in wonderful condition. It was found together with another Choisy-Le-Roi Japanesque signed plate, which you may find here.

Size: 7.5 inches diameter
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