French Faience Georges Martel Pierced Tureen


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Talk about a statement piece sure to wow as a table centerpiece or sideboard display. From the rococo detailing to the extravagant hand painted Strasbourg-esque florals this tureen with pierced lid is exquisite!

Faience is a centuries old earthenware ceramic technique that uses a tin glaze to achieve the milky white coloring. Martel was known for his aesthetic flair and gorgeous painting. He changed the course of faience pottery in Desvres starting in 1900.

Earthenware faience circa 1920-1960.

Size: overall 18.75”L x 10”H.

Additional information

Weight 10 lbs
Dimensions 24 × 16 × 16 in