Delightful Antique Sarreguimines Faience Earthenware Month Plates, "Les mois de l'année à la campagne." Each plate shows a unique black, transfer printed image, relating to a month of the year. Illustrated are ‘campagne,’ or countryside activities particular to each month, such as fishing, hunting, picnicking or apple harvesting. Set of four, depicting various French Country scenes. Each of these figural cabinet plates have crisp black & white transfer printed illustrations surrounded by a blue striped border. Plates like this were quite popular and produced by many fine faience houses in the mid to late 1800's.
These four are particularly collectable due to the nature of the subjects. Decorative addition to your collection of antique French faience, perfect to display on a wall, and a luxury gift to someone you love who adores rare French faience plates. The color of these is a cream white. A lovely set, great theme these are fabulous decorative accents, don't miss them!