Faucher Tile Collection

Faucher Tile Collection

Number: 516
Maker: Faiencerie de Gien
Country: France
Date Made: 1866-1871
Pattern: Floral
Illustration: A japanese asesthetic design with branches, small flowers and three circular highlights on a blue segmented background.
Technique: Dry line or 'Cuerda Seca'
Marks: On back - "GIEN" in lettering only.
Size: 6-3/8" x 6-3/8"
Thickness: 5/16"
Clay Body: Tan
Comment: The Far East also has its place in Gien's works from 1866 to 1871. The so-called "Japanese" design is characterized by birds with glistening plumage, peach-blossom branches in bloom on bright turquoise, yellow, bistre-brown and white backgrounds. Another
Category: Aesthetic Movement

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