Lot n° 51
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Earthenware peg with polychrome decoration... - Lot 51 - Pescheteau-Badin
Earthenware peg with polychrome decoration of a woman's head in profile in a medallion surrounded by a garland of foliage and flowers in a foliage scroll, orange and blue net on the edges; under the handle the monogram MAB of Masséot Abaquesne.
Workshop of Masséot Abaquesne.
16th century, circa 1550.
H. 25 cm.
Restoration to the handle and chip on the foot extended by a crack.
Former Tumin collection, sale Paris, Me Etienne Ader, June 11, 1936, n° 72.
Former collection of Dr. Chompret.
Label Dr. Chompret on the reverse.
Has appeared at the exhibition Trésors de la faïence de Rouen in Rouen in 1952, n° 16.
Appears in the exhibition Faïence française at the Grand Palais in 1980, n° 276, p. 199.
Reproduced in the Répertoire de la faïence française, Rouen, pl. 6 C.
Reproduced by Dr. J. Chompret, Les faïences primitives françaises, 1946, fig. 90, pl. 27.
Reproduced in the catalog of the exhibition at the Château d'Ecouen: Masséot Abaquesne: L'Eclat de la faïence à la Renaissance, June 2-September 25, 2017, reproduced in the catalog, collective work under the direction of Thierry Crépin-Leblond, fig. C48, p. 143.
See Dr. Chompret's personal handwritten record with his observations on page 47.
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