Is marked on the inside base in dark gray with the mark FAIT MAIN, and MADE IN FRANCE. The convex underside is glazed; the base rim is unglazed.The estimated date is of the pair circa mid-20th Century. This PAIR MAN & WOMAN JUG PITCHERS by Fait Main Moustiers Faience are in very good condition. Condition status includes minimal normal wear and rubbing, glaze losses, firing flaws, crazing and fretting. Overall, this work is sound, having no chips, cracks, or major defects, and having had no apparent repairs or restorations.
Please see all photos which are a part of this description. Please note; photos have been taken in indirect sunlight; therefore, reflections and lighting spots may appear, but do not necessarily indicate defects. Style fine country French art pottery.
This style includes production techniques whereby tin glazes and decorations are applied and worked in stages upon a modeled terra cotta pottery form and fired several times in a kiln. It is noted that French Faience is not inherently "perfect" - pieces were still handmade and as such have marks like little dents in the pottery which are glazed over. This is not damage- this is part of the history of old pottery and how it was made. Tall X 4.2 In.
Wide X 5.2 In. Please bookmark this work; Listing Category and List Price are subject to change. The age quoted is an estimate based on form, design, research, and Sellers collecting experience. If you see something wrong in a listing, please send me a message and let me know and I will address the situation accordingly.
The item "PAIR MAN & WOMAN JUG PITCHERS Fait Main Moustiers French Faience mid-20th Cent" is in sale since Monday, December 21, 2020. This item is in the category "Pottery & Glass\Pottery & China\Art Pottery\European Pottery\French". The seller is "fleurman" and is located in West Palm Beach, Florida. This item can be shipped worldwide.