Antique French Tea Caddy - Faience Pottery - c1860, Quimper Rouen Style with Bretagne Arms. Very good condition- no damage or repairs.(5 1/4" x 3 1/4") This is a beautiful, complete treasure from the 1800's! In case you want to know- Faience pottery is foremost distinguished by the milky opaque white color achieved by the addition of tin oxide to the glaze. French faience was used at the court of Louis XIV - as part of elaborate meals & displays.
Faience was also incorporated into large scale vessels at Baroque of Versailles! This is an exquisite piece of history. The item "French Porcelain Tea Caddy c1860" is in sale since Tuesday, November 16, 2021. This item is in the category "Collectibles\Decorative Collectibles\Other Decorative Collectibles". The seller is "crimsontea" and is located in Theodore, Alabama.This item can be shipped to United States.