Choisy-le-Roi Antique Creamware Daphnis and Chloe Cabinet Plate
Antique French Creamware Plate, Choisy-le-Roi with En Grisaille Transfer Decoration

Choisy-le-Roi Antique Creamware Daphnis and Chloe Cabinet Plate

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Antique Creamware Plate, Mid-19th Century


Choisy-le-Roi, France


En Grisaille Transfer Decoration of Classical Scene


Good Condition, Impressed CHOISY / 5 Underfoot, Measuring 8.5 in. Dia.
Mid-19th-century antique cabinet plate of cream colored earthenware, from the Choisy-le-Roi factory of Seine, France. 

En grisaille transfer decoration consists of a foliate border encircling a classical scene from from the 2nd century AD Greek story of Daphnis and Chloe by Longus depicting the goatherd, Lamon, discovering Daphnis as a baby. 

Good condition with several utensil marks, discolorations and small glaze losses around rim, measuring 8.5 in. Dia. The reverse shows remains of retail sticker and marked with an impressed CHOISY / 5.  

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