French Faience Montagnon Scalloped Plates (2)

Antoine Montagnon


Two (2) antique Faience plates in good condition circa late-1800's.  Hand-painted and signed A. Montagnon. 

French Faience Montagnon Scalloped Plates (2) made in the Nevers region of France. A White background with bright cornflower blue, yellow,  green, and sepia. Plate backs are glazed. The underside is marked with a large bow and signed by Antoine Montagnon and number 24 or 29.

Nevers faience was a famous art pottery technique whereby tin glazes and decorations were applied over terracotta clay forms, and fired several times in a kiln.

Note: Plates are a matching pair however one has more crazing and glaze fade than the other.  This listing is for both plates.

Approximate Dimensions:
9" Diameter Weight: 403g each. Circa late 19th Century.

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