Decorate a of pair ceramic stand from Brittany. Crafted in Quimper, each colorful stand is beautifully hand painted and along with floral decor embellishment. The decorative faience plates are in excellent condition with rich colors and have two signatures in the back for authentication. The signatures read Henriot Quimper, France Marked. Quimper pottery has a long history.Tin-glazed, hand-painted pottery has been made in Quimper, France since the late seventeenth century. The earliest firm, founded in 1685 by Jean Baptiste Bousquet, was known as HB Quimper. Another firm, founded in 1772 by Francois Eloury, was known as Porquier. The third firm, founded by Guillaume Dumaine in 1778, was known as HR or Henriot Quimper. All three firms made similar pottery decorated with designs of Breton peasants and sea and flower motifs.
The Eloury (Porquier) and Dumaine (Henriot) firms merged in 1913. Bousquet (HB) merged with the others in 1968. More changes followed, and in 2011 Jean-Pierre Le Goff became the owner and the name was changed to Henriot-Quimper. The French firm has been called Societe Nouvelle des Faienceries de Quimper HB Henriot since March 1984.Pottery was made in Quimper when the city was part of the Roman Empire, long before tin-glazed pottery was being made. The item "Pair Antiques Henriot Quimper France Wall Vase Stand Signed and Marked" is in sale since Thursday, November 7, 2019. This item is in the category "Pottery & Glass\Pottery & China\Art Pottery\European Pottery\French". The seller is "hao02135" and is located in Brighton, Massachusetts. This item can be shipped to United States, Canada, Australia, Japan, China, South Korea, Indonesia, Taiwan, South africa, Thailand, Hong Kong, Bahamas, Israel, Mexico, New Zealand, Philippines, Singapore, Saudi arabia, United arab emirates, Qatar, Kuwait, Bahrain, Malaysia, Brazil, Chile, Colombia, Costa rica, Panama, Trinidad and tobago, Guatemala, Honduras, Jamaica, Antigua and barbuda, Aruba, Belize, Dominica, Grenada, Saint kitts and nevis, Saint lucia, Montserrat, Turks and caicos islands, Barbados, Bangladesh, Bermuda, Brunei darussalam, Bolivia, Ecuador, Egypt, French guiana, Guadeloupe, Jordan, Cambodia, Cayman islands, Sri lanka, Macao, Martinique, Maldives, Nicaragua, Oman, Peru, Pakistan, Paraguay, Reunion, Viet nam, Uruguay.